LDP was formed in 2013 and is comprised of two long-standing organizations:
Louisville Downtown Partnership’s mission is to aid in facilitation and strengthening of commerce, provide maintenance assistance, beautify and enhance streetscapes, improve security and safety, and stimulate high quality development and vitality in Louisville’s Downtown.
The Downtown Commercial Loan Fund is an economic development tool designed to stimulate commercial development in Downtown Louisville.
Downtown is the heart of any vibrant, growing city and the most dynamic place for businesses.
The Louisville Central Business District
is home to more than1,500 businesses
Total taxable property value in the
Central Business District $2 billion
Resident population in the
Central Business District 4,910
Central Business District Workforce (2017)64,862 (41.4% male, 58.6% female)
Medical Center Workforce (2017)13,665 (22.3% male, 77.7% female)
The city's entrepreneurial spirit and blend of cultural wealth has attracted a highly-skilled workforce in one of the nation's most economically active metropolitan areas.