Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky
Fortunately there is not too much luck involved if you invest in Kentucky as a European company. The Commonwealth of Kentucky offers just about everything that any European business needs to succeed. Therefore you can take the factor luck out of the location decision making process.
Kentucky offers excellent logistics, extremely low industrial electricity rates, a wide network of European companies and business professionals, a deep European heritage, low costs of living in a beautiful setting and last but not least friendly people that are eager to work.
For example - did you know that:
- Three Kentucky communities – Lexington, Louisville and Bowling Green - are all featured on Forbes' 2011 Ranking of America's Top Metros for Business?
- The Tax Foundation's 2011 State Business Tax Climate Index shows that Kentucky's ranking has improved more than any other state in the nation over the last two years, jumping 15 spots?
- Kentucky is home to not one, but two major air cargo hubs, ranking the state 3rd in the nation in total cargo?
- Kentucky ranks 4th among all states in light vehicle production. In fact, nearly 10% of all cars and trucks produced in the U.S. are made in Kentucky.
Surprised? We aren't. Let us tell you why!