Small Business Vacant Premises Scheme

Kilkenny County Council operates a Small Business Vacant Premises Incentive SchemeThe aim of scheme is to aid regeneration of towns and villages, support job creation by viable businesses, ease financial challenges of start ups and micro businessesThe purpose of the scheme is to provide a grant incentive for small businesses to occupy previously vacant commercial premises (vacant for 6 months or more)The grant is based on a correlation to the business's commercial rates paid on a reducing basis over 3 years

The scheme applies to premises where the rates bill is €5000 or less

 Rates eligibleGrant categoryMaximum Grant award to Business
End of Year 1Up to €5,00075%€3,750
End of Year 2Up to €5,00050%€2,500
End of Year 3Up to €5,00025%€1,250
Total  €7,500

Terms and Conditions apply.

For more information contact:
Economic Development Officer,

Local Enterprise Office,

Kilkenny County Council

Tel. 056-7752662


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