Economic Development

Welcome to the Jefferson County Economic Development website; the information source for anyone doing business in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Whether you're a site selector working on behalf of a client, an existing business seeking information and assistance, or a developer looking for retail opportunities our goal is to assist by providing you with the most    up-to-date information and resources available.  

We invite you to explore the many competitive advantages that Jefferson County has to offer including: an available, educated workforce; a strategic location in center of the Southeastern U.S.; a low-cost state and local tax environment; available buildings and sites; and an outstanding, affordable quality of life for residents and businesses alike.
 

If you need additional information on Jefferson County or any of its communities, please contact our economic development staff and we will be happy to provide you with a detailed proposal and specific location information. Contact Garrett Wagley at gwagley@selectjefferson.com or call us at 865-397-9642.


Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is!
 

Please visit: http://www.golocaljefferson.com

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Tennessee Ranks Top 4th for "Best States for Business"

 
Chief Executive Magazine ranks Tennessee 4th in the nation when it comes to best states to do business in 2013. Among Tennessee's strengths in the competition are a high quality workforce, low tax burden and low cost of living. 

The magazine also cites a pro-business environment and recent worker's compensation reforms as making our state "shine even brighter." 
 
 

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10.14.14
Jefferson County Chamber launches "Go Local Jeffeson" campaign.
"Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is!" ... read more >

06.27.14
Wetekam Monofilaments USA comes to Dandridge
Wetekam Monofilaments USA, LP announced today that it has purchased a 93,000 square foot facility in the Jefferson County Industrial Park in Dandridge, TN where it will manufacture industrial monofilament yarns through a high tech extrusion process. The company plans to hire 32 workers and invest several million dollars. ... read more >

06.03.14
Economic development has held its own
Economic development in Jefferson County has held its own despite the worst recession since World War II – evidence that the “Building a Better Future” incentive program is working, consultant Henry Luke told public and private investors at meetings last week. ... read more >

05.27.14
A perfect FIT (grand opening in Jefferson City)
“It’s like a breath of fresh air economically for us,” Mayor Mark Potts said of the opening of FIT USA in Jefferson City at its ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday afternoon, May 22, 2014. ... read more >

05.27.14
IDB options on tract
The county Industrial Development Board plans to examine at least three properties with willing sellers to see if they have potential as industrial/retail parks. ... read more >

05.22.14
FIT USA Celebrates Opening of New Facility in Jefferson City, TN
Governor Haslam first announced the opening of Footwear Industries of Tennessee, Inc. (FIT USA) in September 2013, and today, just 9 months later, the company marked the occasion of its grand opening with a ribbon cutting celebration. ... read more >

09.17.13
Footwear Manufacturer Announces Location in Jefferson City
The Footwear Division of the Merchant House International Group announced today that it has purchased a 40,000 square foot building in the Jefferson City Industrial Park where it plans to manufacture its line of men’s leather boots and shoes. The operation, to be known as Footwear Industries of Tennessee, Inc. (FIT), will begin shipping footwear in March 2014. ... read more >

06.02.13
State Wins Economic Development Award
Area Development Magazine's 8th Annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognized Tennessee for excellence in economic development ... read more >

05.06.13
Tennessee Ranks Top 4 for "Best States for Business"
Tennessee Ranks Top 4 for "Best States for Business" Chief Executive Magazine ranks Tennessee 4th in the nation when it comes to best states to do business in 2013. Among Tennessee's strengths in the competition are a high quality workforce, low tax burden and low cost of living. The magazine also cites a pro-business environment and recent worker's compensation reforms as making our state "shine even brighter." ... read more >

06.02.11
M. Block & Sons, Inc. announces the opening of a new Distribution Center in Jefferson City, TN
M. Block & Sons, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain distribution and logistics is pleased to announce the opening of a new distribution center in Jefferson City, TN. ... read more >




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