12 Winning Seasons with Site Selection

For the twelfth year in a row, Site Selection Magazine names TVA among America’s top 10 utilities for economic development. John Bradley, TVA SVP of Economic Development, says this win comes from a focus on service.

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Tennessee Valley’s Automotive Fast Lane

Spurred by the presence of four automotive OEMs, the Tennessee Valley’s transportation sector is the second largest in the nation—and poised to leave Michigan in its taillights.

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How Green Is Our Valley?

With sustainability becoming more important as an economic development recruiting tool, TVA amps up its region with the Valley Sustainable Communities program.

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About TVA Economic Development

TVA Economic Development serves the seven states that make up the TVA service area—almost all of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Through our partnerships with other economic development organizations, we help foster capital investment and job growth in the area. Site Selection magazine has named the TVA one of the top 10 utilities in economic development for the twelfth straight year.


TVA Economic Development works to attract new companies—which results in more jobs and investments in the Valley—and to engage existing businesses and industries to help them grow in a sustainable way. We are committed to serving our communities and corporate citizens to help them achieve lasting success in our dynamic, prosperous region. Working in concert with our partners—regional, state and community organizations—we offer site selection services, incentives, research and technical assistance to help companies locate, stay and expand existing operations in the Tennessee Valley.

Together, we help the region create opportunities that make life better for the people in the Valley.

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TVA Site Selector

Need help finding just the right home for your company within TVA’s seven-state region? Let our Site Selector suite of tools help. With Site Selector, you’ll be able to search 2,000 available job sites in our GIS database, get key demographic information about subregions inside the Valley, access an assortment of maps and learn much more about the benefits TVA Economic Development offers.

Why wait? Get started today.

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Attract New Business

Finding locations for business and industry in the Tennessee Valley. Find your new home.

Engage Business + Industry

Nurturing communities and businesses for long-term economic prosperity. Learn more.

Serve: Teamwork with Partners

Partnerships help us create incentive packages that work. Get more information now.

Our Team

At TVA Economic Development, we have an array of specialists to help meet your needs. Meet the team.


Economic Development News

• Textile Corporation of America Inc.
Textile Corporation of America Inc., a leading textile manufacturer, announced plans to locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Pikeville, Tennessee. The company utilizes state-of-the-art plants and machinery to produce quality industrial and institutional textile products including apparel, bedding, healthcare, hospitality and kitchen linens.

• Bongards’ Creameries
Bongards’ Creameries, a farmer-owned cooperative that produces a range of cheese products, announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Humboldt, Tennessee. Bongards will add around 80,000 square feet to its facility in Gibson County, allowing the company to increase production, packaging and processing capabilities. The project plans to add approximately 95 new jobs and invest $35 million

• Valeo North America Inc.
Valeo North America Inc., an automotive supplier, announced plans to expand operations in Smyrna, Tennessee. The expansion project plans to add 80 new jobs and invest $25 million. Valeo will be expanding its current facility in Smyrna, adding 130,000 square feet to provide space for new equipment. The company will increase volume of existing product offerings and add new product lines.