Stites & Harbison is well-situated to advise business enterprises seeking to relocate or expand in Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The firm's lawyers are strategically located in Tennessee's largest metropolitan area, Kentucky's two largest cities, in the state capitals of Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky, and in the heart of southern Indiana's rapidly expanding business corridor.
The firm assists in structuring joint ventures between domestic firms and foreign enterprises, negotiating with state and local governments concerning relocation incentives, drafting economic development-related legislation and constitutional amendments, assembling land for industrial sites on a confidential basis and structuring and participating in governmental and tax-exempt financing directed toward economic development and expansion.
The firm's attorneys understand Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky and Indiana incentive programs offering training assistance, municipal property tax abatement and other relocation assistance. The firm also assists clients in negotiating low-interest loans from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.