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Chattanooga Reinvents Itself, At Its Own Pace

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Wall Street Journal – The housing boom largely bypassed this midsize city in the Appalachian foothills, which  many big developers found too small and too remote to warrant many major investments.

But missing out on the national joy ride turned out to be a double blessing for residents:  Not only did the local economy dodge the foreclosure hangover that continues to dog other areas, but local and state officials instead spent the time devoting resources to lure big employers that have helped give the former manufacturing city a second act.

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City Top Pick for Growth

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Chattanooga is ranked No. 1 in the country for metro economic growth potential by a national business magazine, outpacing such go-go cities as Charlotte and San Antonio.

Citing the auto and poly crystalline silicon industries the region has attracted by landing Volkswagen and Wacker Chemical, Business Facilities magazine made the area its top pick.

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Chattanooga Reinvents Itself, At Its Own Pace

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Wall Street Journal – The housing boom largely bypassed this midsize city in the Appalachian foothills, which  many big developers found too small and too remote to warrant many major investments.

But missing out on the national joy ride turned out to be a double blessing for residents:  Not only did the local economy dodge the foreclosure hangover that continues to dog other areas, but local and state officials instead spent the time devoting resources to lure big employers that have helped give the former manufacturing city a second act.

Read More…

City Top Pick for Growth

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Chattanooga is ranked No. 1 in the country for metro economic growth potential by a national business magazine, outpacing such go-go cities as Charlotte and San Antonio.

Citing the auto and poly crystalline silicon industries the region has attracted by landing Volkswagen and Wacker Chemical, Business Facilities magazine made the area its top pick.

Read more . . .