Williamson County is adding jobs faster than anywhere in the U.S.

March 16, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Source Most of us are familiar with the fact that Williamson County is the region’s premier corporate address, the fastest-growing county in the state and one of the 20 wealthiest in the nation, based on its median annual household income of $91,000. Now, for the first…

Williamson Chamber report highlights growth, transportation

March 15, 2016 The Tennessean by Collin Czarnecki Williamson County is feeling the ripple effects of Nashville’s tremendous growth. With more than 24,000 new jobs expected to be added by 2025, the county is expecting new employees and residents to continue to flock to the area. Matt Largen, Williamson Inc. president and CEO, said that growth will…

Download the 2016 Williamson County Trends Report

  The newly-published, award-winning Williamson County Trends Report is now out!  Williamson County continues to be the most dynamic and fastest-growing county in Tennessee. From the changing demographics, the business climate, top performing public school systems, transportation, health, housing, charitable giving, diversity and the workforce, see how Williamson County is growing. Click the image to…

Columbia State to open Williamson campus May 31

February 11, 2016 The Daily Herald By James Bennett Columbia State Community College’s $46 million Williamson County campus will open to students May 31, with a grand opening celebration planned June 22. More than 20 years after visionary CSCC leaders started asking for funds to build a new Williamson County campus, the first three buildings…

Williamson Business PAC forms to protect ‘greatest asset’ – public schools

  Source: Williamson Herald By Kerri Bartlett The newly formed Williamson Business Political Action Committee (PAC) launched Wednesday to “protect the county’s greatest economic asset” – its public schools. Williamson, Inc. announced the formation of the business PAC that will focus on supporting Williamson County Schools and school board candidates who meet the PAC’s objectives…

Newly formed Williamson Business PAC will focus on school board

  Source: Franklin Home Page By Emily West Williamson, Inc. announced the formation of the Williamson Business Political Action Committee on Wednesday morning, with initial plans to give to candidates running for the Williamson County School Board in the August election. While Williamson, Inc. has previously taken positions on various state and local issues that…

Public meetings scheduled for review of Regional Transportation Plan

  The Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has scheduled public meetings in each of the seven counties of its planning area to review the draft regional transportation plan (RTP) for Middle Tennessee. The purpose of the RTP is to outline the region’s transportation priorities for federal funding. The plan was created in coordination with…

Permits show Franklin building is at pre-recession pace

January 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West After a decade of progress, Franklin has almost reached the level of building that existed before the recession. In 2015, Franklin issued 1,757 building permits, which includes both residential and commercial. The permit values total up to $471 million. “In the last three years we’ve seen…