This page is not meant to be comprehensive, and documents not included here may be available under Open Records law. To file an Open Records request, click HERE. For all other questions on documents or topics included here, please contact Caitlin Bowling, communications manager for Louisville Forward, at (502) 574-5174 or via email.
Click HERE to learn more about all of Louisville Metro’s incentives and financial programs. For an overview of Kentucky's generous jobs incentive programs, as well as local and state Tax Increment Financing, click HERE. For information about state incentives and incentive award records, visit www.ThinkKentucky.com.
Click HERE for an outline of Louisville Metro's property disposition policy and process.
Development Agreements - agreements between a private developer and Louisville Metro, which require the developer to perform specified activities in connection with real estate projects and obligates Louisville Metro to provide certain financial or other incentives, provided the company performs its obligations.
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Tax Increment Finanacing Agreements - Pursuant to state statute, a company desiring to construct certain types of projects may apply to Louisville Metro and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to obtain certain financial incentives. The program permits a company to use future increases in taxes on the area of project to help fund current infrastructure improvements for the project. For a complete list of approved TIFs and amounts paid out under the agreements, click HERE. The document is updated annually.
Leases - The city may lease publicly owned real estate or buildings to private companies to induce the company to locate or expand in Louisville.
Real Estate Option - If Louisville is considering purchasing a parcel of real estate, it may enter into an option agreement with the property owner, which gives Louisville a certain length of time to decide if it will buy the real estate for an agreed upon price.
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