Tennessee

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Tennessee.

Georgia-Pacific Tennessee

Georgia-Pacific Bringing 200+ Jobs To Tennessee 

The tissue and paper product manufacturer will invest $425 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Jackson, TN.

Manufacturing Companies Invest Over $605M In Tennessee

TN Composites will invest $23 million in its Dickson County expansion, Piedmont Lithium will establish a $582 million lithium hydroxide processing, refining and manufacturing facility in McMinn County.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
Bridgestone Tennessee

Bridgestone Will Invest $550M In Tennessee Manufacturing Expansion

To support growing demand in the commercial vehicle sector, Nashville-based Bridgestone will create 380 jobs at its truck and bus radial tire plant in Morrison, TN. Meanwhile, Ventcon grows in Madison County.
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Ultium Cells LLC

DOE Offers $2.5B Loan To Build EV Battery Cell Manufacturing Plants

To be built by Ultium Cells LLC in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, the three new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell manufacturing facilities are expected to create 5,100 jobs at full capacity.
tech talent

CBRE Releases Annual Tech Talent Scorecard For 2022

CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent report ranks the top 75 tech markets in the U.S. and Canada and outlines the industry’s job-growth trends amid economic shifts and increased remote hiring.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
industrial parks logistics leaders

Metro Rankings Report Honors Thriving Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Elk Grove Business Park, IL leads Industrial Parks, while Memphis, TN tops Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Toast Restaurant Technology Tennessee

Toast Picks Tennessee For New Configuration Center

Restaurant technology company Toast, Inc. will locate its first facility in Tennessee, creating over 100  jobs in the greater Nashville region.
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Advanced Call Center Technologies

Two New ACT Operations Land Tennessee 650 Jobs

The new jobs will be created at locations in Bristol and Kingsport, the projects will join existing Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) facilities in Johnson City, TN.
Dot Foods Distribution Center

Dot Foods Investing Over $89M In Two New Distribution Centers

Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
ATC Drivetrain

ATC Drivetrain Picks Tennessee For New Manufacturing Operation

The OES remanufacturer of drivetrain and powertrain systems will invest $8.3 million to locate new facility, create 218 jobs in Knoxville, TN.
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

Dozens of entries flooded our in-boxes promoting industry projects for the coveted Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year: For 2021, Ford and SK Innovation in West Tennessee landed the Gold.
Tennessee Best Deals

2021 State Of The Year: Tennessee — Best Deals

With a number of major commitments, Tennessee had a banner year in terms of deal-making last year. That’s why it was named Business Facilities’ state with the Best Deals for 2021.

Rankings & Awards

September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.