Report: Knoxville ranks high for growth potential


Knoxville’s business recruitment campaign received a boost today with release of Business Facilities magazine’s 2012 met



ro ranking report.

Knoxville was ranked No. 8 among the fastest growing cities and No. 10 for Economic Growth Potential.

Business Facilities is a trade publication that targets site selection consultants and executives looking for the best places to grow their companies.


“Our 2012 Metro growth rankings show that growth is synonymous with Knoxville,” Business Facilities editor in chief Jack Rogers said. “Few cities can match the combination of assets the Tennessee city brings to the Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley. Knoxville has all of the attributes that will enable it to be a growth center for years to come.”

The magazine notes the economic impact of Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

Click here for the Business Facilities report.