About Us

Louisville Forward is an integrated approach to economic and community development, combining business attraction, expansion and retention activities, and talent and workforce attraction, with all of the city's real estate development, land use and planning and design functions to present a unified solution for job growth and quality of place. View our complete organizational chart.

It has been named a Top Ten Economic Development Organization six times by Site Selection Magazine, the leading trade publication for economic development, with announced projects totaling $7 billion of investment and more than 28,000 new jobs since 2014. In total, Louisville had more than $17 billion in projects announced, constructed or underway since 2014.

Learn more about the departments in Develop Louisville and Codes and Regulations.


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Join the economic development team that is helping make Louisville a better place to live! Click here to view current city job openings. 


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Louisville Forward
444 S. Fifth St., Suite 600
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

(502) 574-4140