Attract New Companies

Attracting quality jobs and capital investment to the region is job one for TVA Economic Development and its partners. And we have the tools and expertise to help nearly any company find the right home in the Tennessee Valley.

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Engage Businesses + Communities

Keeping businesses and communities engaged in the goals of economic growth helps the Valley continue to prosper. Our suite of incentives, technical services and development tools makes ongoing growth possible.

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Serve: Teamwork with Partners

Through our strategic partnerships with federal, state and local economic development agencies—as well as our local power companies—we can assemble an attractive incentive package for nearly any business.

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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 tenth 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 acheive 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.

TVAsites is a search tool that allows businesses and site selectors to search available sites throughout the TVA service region based criteria including infrastructure, demographics, industrial comparisons, type of site needed, quick-turn availability, workforce education and more.  

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Our Team

At TVA Economic Development, we have an array of specialists to help you with your precise needs.

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Eagle Bend Manufacturing

Eagle Bend Manufacturing, an automotive parts manufacturer, recently announced plans to expand operations in Clinton, Tennessee. This expansion will create 127 new jobs and an investment of $54.9 million in Anderson County.

Shape Corp.

Shape Corp., specializing in injection molding, announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Limestone County, Alabama. This new facility will create 170 new jobs and $24 million in capital investment in the community.


Lyft, the fastest growing transportation app in the US, announced plans to locate its newest operations in Nashville, Tennessee. The customer experience operations will create 380 new jobs and $5.1 million in capital investment

Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Steel Dynamics, Inc., a major technologically advanced sheet steel products mill, has announced plans to expand its Columbus, MS operations by adding a new state-of-the-art paint line. The company is investing $100 million to create 40, high-paying jobs.


De-Sta-co, a manufacturer of innovative material handling, clamping, and robotic tools announced plans to locate a new facility in Mount Juliet, TN. This location will creat 245 new jobs in Wilson County.