The Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce is the lead economic development organization for all of Cumberland County, Tennessee. It would be our pleasure to assist you as you evaluate locations for potential current or future growth opportunities. Our community offers key advantages to your growing business, including:
Location: Interstate 40 runs through the heart of the county and offers three exits for Crossville. Situated atop the beautiful Cumberland Plateau, our community lies within a day’s drive of 70% of the U.S. population. The cities of Nashville (113 miles), Knoxville (70 miles) and Chattanooga (80 miles) Tennessee, are all within a one-to-two-hour drive, making this area a natural hub with outstanding logistical advantages.
Workforce: With strong public K-12 education, including longstanding Career Technical Education (CTE) and work-based learning programs, as well as campuses of the Tennessee College of Applied Technologies (TCAT) and Roane State Community College, our community workforce pipeline is well-established. Our primary and post-secondary partners are responsive to the needs of employers and work with them to create customized youth and adult training programs. Furthermore, Crossville serves as a micropolitan center in the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee, drawing workers from surrounding counties with an approximate labor shed of 140,000.
Available Properties: With environmental, geotechnical and other due diligence completed, our Select Tennessee Certified, pad-ready site at Interchange Business Park, adjacent to Interstate 40 at Exit 317, is ready for the right business that needs to move quickly. Additionally, our inventory of other publicly and privately held sites all offer the same excellent logistical advantages. For detailed listings of our sites, click here.
Affordability: Low business and property taxes attractive to employers add to the fertile environment for business growth. The low cost of living, 18% below the national average, make Cumberland County affordable for employers and employees alike. Also, if there is any question about our exceptional livability and quality of place, just have a look at all that our community has to offer by visiting www.ExploreCrossville.com.
The City of Crossville and Cumberland County continue to foster and welcome business and industrial growth and expansion. Crossville’s location, resources and affordable real estate make it a viable and attractive to businesses looking to relocate or establish new operations. Proactive business policies, along with our excellent transportation network and proactive workforce development efforts in the area fuel ongoing development.
Cumberland County is ideally situated on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau within a day’s drive of 70% of the U.S. population. Interstate 40 is easily accessible with three interchanges. The cities of Nashville (113 miles), Knoxville (70 miles) and Chattanooga (80 miles) Tennessee, are all within a one-to-two-hour drive, making this area a natural hub with outstanding logistical advantages. In addition to the domestic and international commercial air service accessible in our neighboring cities, Crossville Memorial Airport is conveniently located in Crossville and has a runway of 5,418 feet which allows corporate jet access.
While logistical and cost concerns weigh heavily in business and industry location decisions, access to available, skilled workforce is often the most crucial component. As a micropolitan center in the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee, Cumberland County draws workers from neighboring counties with an approximate regional labor shed of 140,000. With five regional higher education institutions and customized technical workforce training developed and implemented in a concerted effort with business and industry, Cumberland County educators and employers work together to address current and future workforce needs.
When coupled with low business and property taxes and a low cost of living, these overall factors make a fertile environment for business success in Cumberland County and the State of Tennessee. Also, if there is any question about our exceptional quality of place and of life in Crossville-Cumberland County, just check out all that we have to offer by visiting www.explorecrossville.com
A total of five regional higher education institutions are with the area to provide an abundance of trained workers for your company. You can build your success in the Crossville-Cumberland County area with a total labor shed of approximately 140,000 within the regional area.