The retention and expansion of existing businesses is essential to the growth of Kentucky's
economy. Existing businesses are responsible for the majority of new capital investment and new
jobs announced each year. The largest department of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
is its Department for Existing Business Development, which offers a variety of programs and
services to Kentucky's existing businesses.
Kentucky offers some of the most innovative business development programs in
the nation to new and existing businesses. These programs are designed to help existing
businesses in the state grow and prosper and encourage new firms to join Kentucky's rank and
Low business costs, a wide range of tax and financial incentives, and licensing and marketing
assistance programs are just a few of the innovative programs available to encourage business
investments and expansion in Kentucky.
If you are thinking about expanding your company or would like to learn more about programs
offered to existing business and industry in Kentucky, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic
Economic Development Offices offer an existing business visitation program. By e-mailing the
offices or calling the toll free number, a business development specialist from the Cabinet will
schedule a time to meet with you and your company to see how we can help.