Tennessee Resources Page
2019 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Sixth Year in a RowThe top-ranked states have landed on the radar of today’s site selection consultants because of their low business costs, generous incentive programs, and competitive labor environments, among other probusiness advantages.
What Makes a Successful Innovation District?Prosperous innovation districts have diversified economies and are integrated into the fabric of a community, drawing workers who seek out such environments and the companies that are trying to attract them.
Understanding the Evolving Incentives LandscapeKey trends across the states indicate a continued effort to lure new businesses with incentives, but there’s a sustained focus on transparency and ensuring a return on investment for taxpayers.
Tennessee’s IT Strength Attracts Global PlayersOver the past year, several high-profile tech-related companies have established operations in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee.
Location Notebook: Tennessee Builds on Its Business Retention and Attraction EffortsA commitment to manufacturing, its logistical advantages, and a workforce development push are at the core of Tennessee’s economic strength.
Location Notebook: Nashville Is Now on the Financial Services MapAllianceBernstein’s move to Nashville has made it a major player in the financial services sector.
Automakers Enter the Circular EconomyIndustrial companies, including automotive firms, are among those reinventing how businesses find, use, and dispose of the resources and materials that make up global trade.
2018 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Can Trailing States Catch the Southern Coastal States Leading the Pack?Those states not rated highly by the responding consultants have an opportunity to create policy to get on the leader board, but the implementation timeline must be longer than any incumbent political administration in order to achieve meaningful results.
2018 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Southern States Continue Their DominationFavorable business tax climates and competitive labor environments — as well as aggressive utility economic development programs — have helped the Southern States to come out on top.
2018 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Importance of Addressing the Skill Labor ShortageElite workforce development programs are helping to offset any skills shortages due to tight labor market conditions.
2018 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fifth Year in a RowCompetitive labor environments and leading workforce development programs, low taxes and utility costs, favorable regulatory environments, and cooperative state governments are among the top-ranked states’ pro-business attributes.
Location Notebook: Tennessee’s Comprehensive Workforce Development EffortsFrom offering free postsecondary education to partnering with employers on workforce training programs to identifying skills gaps, Tennessee is tackling the challenge of fulfilling industry’s short- and long-term labor force needs.
2018 Leading Metro Locations: Pacific and Mountain Metros Dominate the ListThe 2018 Leading Metro Locations reflect the nation’s overall economic growth as the country enjoys the second-longest economic expansion on record, with many small and mid-size metros exhibiting economic strength.
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina, and Tennessee Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population
Volkswagen of America Constructs Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee