• CENTRALLY LOCATED

    Bluegrass area, the heart of Kentucky & Madison County; within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population.

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  • COUNTY SEAT

    Richmond (2014 population 33,556) is the county seat of Madison County (2015 population 87,824).Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

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  • MARKET ACCESS

    Industrial Parks are 3 miles off I-75 via a four-lane highway; I-64 is just minutes north; Madison Airport is only 7 miles from the Industrial Park with commercial air in Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati; CSX rail.

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  • EDUCATED, ABUNDANT WORKFORCE

    Home of Eastern Kentucky University, American National University and Madison County Area Technology Center; labor supply of 360,777 in a 13-county regional labor market area; Kentucky Work Ready Community.

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  • LOW BUSINESS COSTS & INCENTIVES

    Competitive local wage rates; Kentucky's industrial sector electric power costs ranked 4th lowest nationwide in 2014; CNBC America’s Top States for Business 2015, "Kentucky ranked second overall in cost of doing business and sixth in cost of living." Incentives available through the State of KY; Local incentives may apply.

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  • QUALITY OF LIFE

    Affordable housing; Gibson Bay Recreational Complex; EKU Center for the Arts; Richmond Area Arts Center; Richmond Centre shopping center; Madison County School District was selected one of only 20 districts in the state to receive the “What Parents Want” award, a national award based on parent surveys.

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Richmond KY Industrial Development Corporation


WELCOME TO RICHMOND KY



Richmond KY is located in the heart of Madison County AND the heart of the Bluegrass State. You will find Richmond, the county seat of Madison County, to be a unique blend of small town warmth and security while still having access to the advantages of a big city.


AVAILABLE PROPERTIES



Richmond KY is a great place to start and grow your business, where we have an abundance of available properties for sale or for lease that will meet your industry type's needs. There are many incentives available for qualified economic development in Kentucky.


Richmond at a Glance ...

  • CENTRAL LOCATION - Bluegrass area, the heart of Kentucky & Madison County; within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population. Richmond is located 26 miles south of Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, and 110 miles southeast of Louisville, home of Churchill Downs
  • COUNTY SEAT - Richmond (2014 population 33,556) is the county seat of Madison County (2015 population 87,824). Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
  • MARKET ACCESS -Industrial parks are 3 miles off I-75 via a four-lane highway; I-64 is just minutes north; Central Kentucky Regional Airport (formerly Madison Airport) is only 7 miles from the industrial parks with commercial air in Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati; CSX rail.
  • EDUCATED, ABUNDANT WORKFORCE - Home of Eastern Kentucky University, American National University and Madison County Area Technology Center; labor supply of 360,777 in a 13-county regional labor market area; Kentucky Work Ready Community;
  • LOW BUSINESS COSTS - Competitive local wage rates; Kentucky's industrial sector electric power costs ranked 4th lowest nationwide in 2014; CNBC America’s Top States for Business, 2015 "Kentucky ranked 2nd overall in cost of doing business and 6th in cost of living."
  • INCENTIVES - Available for qualified economic developments through the State of Kentucky; local incentives may apply.
  • ROOM TO GROW - 187 acres shovel-ready land; streets w/curbs are installed; the environmental, archaeological, wetland & karst assessments are completed; acreage to be configured to meet your needs.
  • QUALITY OF LIFE - Affordable housing; EKU Center for the Arts; Richmond Area Arts Center; Richmond Centre shopping center; Gibson Bay Recreational Complex;