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 300,000. 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.
Cumberland County offers a wide range of available industrial sites for your business from smaller tracts up to 750+ acres. With quick access to I-40 and convenient one-day access to 70% of the U.S. population, your company will find a location and workforce opportunities for a profitable future.
Local incentives are negotiated on a case-by-case basis because every project is unique. Qualified projects can receive tax, land, and utility incentives that are mutually beneficial for the local community and your company.
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 300,000 within the regional area.