Knoxville Named Among Fastest Growing Cities, Top For Economic Growth

Knoxville1Knoxville has done it again. Once again Knoxville has topped a national list. The Knoxville area has been ranked one of the Fastest Growing Cities and one of the Top Cities For Economic Growth Potential, by Business Facilities magazine. Business Facilities is a magazine dedicated to to economic development, corporate expansion, and relocation.

It was ranked #8 on the list of Fastest Growing Cities and it was ranked #10 on the list of Top Cities For Economic Growth Potential. In the article published by Business Facilities, Knoxville was described as a city that was “synonymous with growth.” With Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, the article dubs Knoxville as “Innovation Valley,” with the potential to create many new jobs in the alternative energy field. Not to mention, the city is home to many major employers including: Scripps Networks, Pilot Flying J, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Bush’s Baked Beans, among many more.

This is not the first time that Knoxville has topped a national list, over the past year, it has topped a wide-variety of lists. This past spring Knoxville was named the Best Places for Jobs, by Forbes Magazine.   It was named the Best Value City for 2011 by Kiplinger. Also, the International Biscuit Festival was also ranked top in the nation by Livability.com.  The city was also named the Most Dog Friendly City in the Southeast by Dog Fancy Magazine. And, Farragut was also named the Most Business Friendly City in Tennessee for 2011.

This is yet one of the many reasons living in here is great. Are you thinking about moving to the area? If so, please let us know if there is anyway we can assist you in your home search. You can contact Rick at 865-696-9002 or via email at Rick@TheBigOrangePress.Com. Or, you can contact Kati at 865-392-5880 or via email at Kati@TheBigOrangePress.Com. Also, be sure to check out our Home Search Page to see what homes are for sale in the area.