Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Whether you are an existing business in Kentucky with an opportunity to expand or a company evaluating our state for a new business location, you must be able to access accurate and timely information from a single source. The Cabinet’s Department for Business Development staff is that source. With years of experience in economic development, any member of our highly qualified team can be your single point of contact for the duration of the site selection/expansion process.
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Erik Dunnigan

Erik Dunnigan
Commissioner, Business Development

Joe Kelly
Deputy Commissioner, Business Development

Old Capitol Annex
300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601
Fax : 502-564-1535

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Foreign Trade Zone #29

Foreign Trade Zone #29, with Customs clearance in Louisville, offers a prime opportunity for manufacturing or distribution firms to develop additional U.S. and overseas markets. The FTZ encompasses the intermodal port site and the industrial park. The zone includes buildings for manufacturing and warehousing. Breakbulk and containerized shipments can be handled easily. Companies may take advantage of zone benefits by utilizing the general purpose zone warehouses or by activating all or a portion of their own building. Companies located in the park have activated over one million square feet of FTZ space.

Foreign Trade Zone #27

Foreign-Trade Zone status is available in the Cincinnati USA region providing businesses with opportunities to reduce their international business costs through duty, tax and a variety of operational savings.