Offered through the Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership, economic development professionals team with the Knoxville Utilities Board, Tennessee Valley Authority and other partners to conduct site visits to learn more about the business, provide access to resources and help solve problems related to growth.
The Tennessee Small Business Development Center and the Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership work together to provide counseling and consultation to companies as well as training, workshops and other relocation assistance.
Property Tax Incentive
Administered by the City and Knox County Industrial Development boards, this program allows new and expanding companies who qualify to freeze property tax payments; breaks are based on level of investment, creation of jobs, wages and location of the project.
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
The State maintains the largest single pool of job seekers, including professional, technical and managerial workers and provides screenings and recruiting to help new companies.
Tennessee Fast Track Infrastructure Program
The program is designed to offset industrial infrastructure improvement costs. The State conducts a cost benefit analysis and can provide up to $750,000 per project.
The City and the CBID offer a residential parking program. The CBID administers the program. Residents have access to dedicated parking adjacent to their downtown residences at a minimal cost.
Knoxville Oak Ridge Innovation Valley
Innovation Valley Inc. is a regional economic development initiative centered on a 25-mile Technology Corridor with world-class resources in science, technology, and business. The partnership was created to implement a five-year economic development blueprint for business growth in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge area of East Tennessee.