The article showed that Knoxville has grown 33.1% in the timeframe between 2000-2010. The biggest factor of it’s growth, as mentioned in the CNN article is that Knoxville currently has the best employment outlook in the nation. Staffing firm ManpowerGroup stated that 25% of the Knoxville area employers said they expect to add jobs this spring.
The second big factor leading to the areas growth is the fact that Knoxville has excellent transportation options for large businesses. The article cited the areas rail system, interstate roads, and the ability for barge traffic on the area waterways.
Other factors stated, that not only make Knoxville grow, but also a great place to live are:
- Low cost of living
- Low crime
- Good public schools
- Abundance of outdoor activities (mountains, lakes, streams, etc)
If you are looking to buy or sell a home in this great city, just contact me, Troy Stavros to sit down and talk about your goals.