Seventh Ranked Tennessee Polls as the Best in the Nation for its Overall Infrastructure and Global Access
Article by: Area Development Magazine Online, October 16, 2012
Tennessee ranked seventh overall among the Top States for Doing Business — up one spot compared to 2011 survey results. Tennessee also scored the top ranking for its overall infrastructure and global access, and also beat out its competitors in ranking first for its distribution/logistics hub access.
Tennessee is well known for its stellar transportation infrastructure and accessibility to markets around the country and the globe. That strength is due in part to its central location. The state also has an extremely strong transportation network that encompasses several major interstates, rail, air, and inland river ports. “We’ve got five major interstates that go through the major cities of the state, which is a huge benefit for us from a transportation and logistics standpoint,” says Kingsley Brock, Assistant Commissioner of Business Development at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. Read complete story…
Source: Area Development Magazine Special Presentation (2012 Fall) | Blog distribution provided by Kenneth Bargers and Bargers Solutions , member of Pilkerton Realtors, residential real estate services located in Nashville, Tennessee