Economic Development

The Highlands Economic Partnership

The Highlands Economic Partnership has elevated its economic game to match its terrain. The partnership, championed by public/private investors, municipal governments and local chambers have:

  • A multi-year strategic marketing plan.
  • A strong cooperative spirit with city/county governments and surrounding Highlands counties.
  • Several business parks to accommodate new economic expansion.
  • A renowned workforce development and education program that partners with the Tennessee Pathways to Prosperity Network to align K-12 and post-secondary education with employer needs.
  • An excellent working relationship with the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority, and other state and federal economic development organizations.