| Oct 22, 2014
Only a handful of other metropolitan areas in the nation are experiencing the level of economic prosperity we're enjoying in Middle Tennessee. In terms of job creation, the 2013-2014 fiscal year was the most successful
in the history of our Partnership 2020 economic development initiative, and we're well on track to have another record-setting year, with 2,852 new jobs new jobs created in the past month from corporate relocations and expansions.
This week, our economic development efforts received accolades from two national organizations. And while it's always exciting to see our city earn national press coverage, it's especially gratifying when our efforts to build Middle Tennessee's economy are favorably compared to our peer cities.
A benchmarking survey released Monday by Colorado-based Atlas Advertising places the Chamber third in the nation
for capital investment announced in 2014. Compared to similarly sized organizations, we announced more than $2.26 billion in capital investment.
Additionally, we are proud that a new survey of U.S. corporate executives and location advisors ranks the Chamber the No. 4 “best-in-class”
regional economic development agency in the nation, with 11 percent of respondents identifying us as a top economic development organization.
We are excited to be recognized for our ...