Vacant Commercial Property Incentive Scheme

The vacant commercial property incentive scheme is being introduced to encourage the use of vacant commercial premises within the designated town centres of Portlaoise & Portarlington.  This scheme incentivises new businesses to occupy vacant premises by lowering entry costs in the form of a range of grants and mentoring opportunities

The Scheme is open to newly established retail businesses setting up within Portlaoise & Portarlington town centres, existing retail businesses relocating or expanding from outside the areas or an existing retail business maintaining their current location and expanding into a new location within the Town Centres.

The scheme includes a potential package of 11 different financial and mentoring opportunities for businesses.

  • Shop Front Grant Improvement & Accessibility Scheme
  • Business Incentive Scheme
  • Façade Enhancement Scheme
  • Early payment Incentive Scheme
  • Shop Fit Out Grant Scheme
  • Retail Enhancement Support Programme
  • Get your business online
  • Green your Retail Offering
  • Lean Your Business
  • Business Promotion Package with Laois Chamber
  • Complimentary HR Advice Session with Iridium HR.

All of the above grants/schemes are subject to individual terms and conditions.

If you would like to apply for the scheme and/or get more details concerning the Vacant Commercial Property Incentive Scheme, please complete this expression of interest form:

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