Williamson County Economic Development
Welcome to the Fastest Growing County in Tennessee
Home to corporate giants like Nissan North America and 13 of the largest 25 publicly traded companies in the Nashville region, Williamson County, Tennessee is the location in the southeast for corporate decision makers.
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52% of our workforce has a college degree, 21% are entrepreneurs, and an array of large, class A business parks house the more than 6,000 businesses that call Williamson County home. With a proven track record of attracting and growing business, Williamson County offers a superior quality of place, historic ambience and upscale suburbs within its six unique cities along with the highest high school graduation rate in the state.
Nissan North America headquarters located in Franklin, TN
Tractor Supply Company headquarters located in Brentwood, TN
Mars Petcare located in Franklin, TN
Mars Petcare in Franklin, TN encourages employees to bring their dogs to work
The Nashville region is home to more than 1.5 million people and 40,000 businesses. Nashville’s advantages have attracted more diverse new business from across the country than any city its size over the past 20 years.
Nashville is a thriving community filled with risk-takers. The strong entrepreneurial spirit, coupled with the music and entertainment industries, ensures a vibrant “creative class” that helps make the Nashville region an exciting place to live, work and do business.
“MedSolutions has benefitted significantly from the decision to base our operations in what we consider the heart of our nation’s healthcare capital. As home to a growing and vibrant business community, Williamson County offers our company the chance to collaborate with other industry leaders while providing employees with rich quality of life. We are proud of our decision to call Franklin home.”
“Comdata is proud to call Williamson County home for over 20 years. Not only does the area provide a favorable economic environment in which to conduct business, but it also offers a wealth of talented people. This environment has allowed Comdata to grow to become a major player in the electronic payments market.”
“Williamson County and the state of Tennessee are a wonderful home to Viacom's Global Business Services. The talent pool is filled with high-caliber individuals with a wide array of skills, strong work ethic and the service mindset we covet. The pro-growth policies and an emphasis on quality education and infrastructure support continue to attract new and increasingly diverse talent.”
“Jackson looked at a variety of different communities to open a regional headquarters office. We ultimately selected Williamson County because of the strong talent pool due to its proximity to nationally recognized academic institutions, the quality of life the area offers our employees, and most of all the welcoming spirit of the local community. We couldn’t be happier with our decision.”
“Moving the headquarters and the sales and marketing organization [to Williamson County, TN in 2006], I think, was a significant competitive advantage for Nissan. Our results speak volumes as to whether it was the right decision. Our market share has grown significantly, and I attribute a big part of our success and our potential to the fact that we are located here.“
Latest Economic Development News
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Press Release February 27, 2014 Outlook Williamson to examine where the county is headed The road ahead promises to bring more prosperity, diversity and options of all kinds to our county of nearly 200,000 residents – from jobs to places to live and shop. … Read More ⇒
February 18, 2014 Nashville Business Journal By Eleanor Kennedy From the time Rob Bellenfant was a little boy, he was always working: selling arts and crafts door-to-door, fundraising for the school and for the Boy Scouts, or running a landscaping business that focused on weeding and planting flowers… Read More ⇒
February 4, 2014 The Washington Post By Reid Wilson Any graduating high school senior could attend a two-year community college for free under a new proposal laid out by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R), a massive expansion in higher education that would increase the percentage… Read More ⇒
February 3, 2014 Nashville Business Journal By E.J. Boyer Southwest Airlines is adding a direct flight between Nashville International Airport(BNA) and Dallas Love Field, beginning Nov. 2. Nashville is one of 15 cities that Southwest will begin servicing with a direct flight out of Dallas Love Field this… Read More ⇒
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Home to 13 of largest 25 publicly traded companies in region
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