News Center

Unemployment Rates Drop in Every County Across Tennessee MORE
Ober Gatlinburg opens new attraction, bumper cars on ice MORE
In facebook Twitter



We have provided free and confidential assistance to companies considering the region as a location for over twenty years. Our assistance includes customized information and demographic data upon request. 

ETEDA staff are available to assist you during your site selection process. 

  • Economic Development
  • Real Estate

ETEDA performs some research and analysis functions in-house and serves as an information clearinghouse and/or facilitator on all other listed services.

Economic Development Services

General Services

  • Custom-tailored information packages to assist in decision making

 Labor and Training

  • Labor availability information 
  • Wage, salary and data 
  • Pre-employment and on-the-job training information 
  • Labor draw and commuting pattern information 
  • Local employer interviews

Utility Services

  • Utility cost and availability 
  • Utility reliability and capacity

Community Services

  • Economic overview 
  • Cost of living/housing comparisons 
  • Demographic data

Transportation Services

  • Common and contract carrier contacts 
  • Customs and foreign trade zone information/contacts 
  • Airfreight service analysis
  • Airline passenger service analysis & comparisons

Real Estate Services

Real Estate Assistance    

  • Access to ETEDA regional real estate data base 
  • Space requirements matched to building and site inventory 
  • Industrial and commercial property tours

Site Location Planning

  • Zoning information 
  • Preliminary site and facility layout data


  • Contractor contacts 
  • Design-build information 
  • National cost comparisons



© 2011 East Tennessee Economic Development Agency
10215 Technology Drive, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37932