Harris Research, Inc., a franchise company, will invest $1 million on a 8,500 square foot regional headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
I am pleased to welcome HRI to Nashville," Nashville Mayor Karl Dean said. "The company's selection of Nashville for its regional headquarters is a testament to the vibrancy of our city, the talented workforce available here and the business-friendly environment that has made our city one of the most attractive places for business growth in the country. Chem-Dry and N-Hance will be excellent additions to the corporate community in Nashville."
"Nashville proved to be a great fit for our brands in choosing our new regional headquarters location," said Dan Tarantin, president and CEO of Chem-Dry parent company HRI. "The area offers a deep pool of talent to build departments that are crucial to our company's success. This location will also allow us to have a greater presence on the Eastern half of the country and offer franchisee training in Nashville."
"We are excited to welcome HRI to Nashville and add another outstanding regional corporate headquarters to our roster of great companies calling Middle Tennessee home," Ralph Schulz, president and CEO, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, said. "Nashville continues to be an attractive home to creative, enthusiastic and profitable talent as well being a wonderful location to live, work and play." The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development looks to attract new corporate investment and works with companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. The firm initially plans to hire 30 workers.