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. 
 


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." 
 
 

Related News

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 >

03.03.11
Knoxville, TN Area Now Meets Smog Standards
Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the Knoxville area meets the 1997 federal ozone standard. ... read more >

11.01.10
Tennessee Ranks 2nd in National Business Climate Rankings
State receives high marks in annual Site Selection Survey ranking Red Tape, Financial Assistance and Government Cooperation ... read more >

09.01.10
New $50 Million Energy Efficiency Loan Program Created to Help Tennessee Business Reduce Costs
Governor Phil Bredesen announces the launch of a new $50 million Energy Efficiency Loan Program. ... read more >

07.26.10
Consolidated Wood Products Expands Customer Base and Strategic Markets
Consolidated Wood Products, LLC (CWP), of Jefferson City, TN, continues its growth through expansion in its customer base. ... read more >

05.20.10
St. Mary's JMH Receives Top 100 Hospital
Excellence in health care is an ongoing team effort, and being recognized for superior patient care is the ultimate achievement. ... read more >




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