Category Archives: economic development incentives

Cheatham County approves standard business incentives

The Cheatham County Commission approved unanimously an business incentive package developed by the Industrial Development Board of Cheatham County (IDB).  Developed with assistance from the Cheatham County Joint Economic & Community Development Board and the Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading

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State of State Business Incentives 2015

The Smart Incentives, Sound Decisions Blog recently reported on an annual update completed by C2ER to its State Business Incentives Database.  C2ER researched every state’s and territory’s programs and what was added, repealed or changed during its most recent legislative session.  Check out … Continue reading

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Economic Development Incentives

International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recently released a report titled, “Incentives for the Twenty-First Century“.  The report looks a economic development incentives and what they can accomplish in addition to business attraction. IEDC Board Chair JoAnn Crary, CEcD stated, “When used … Continue reading

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Economic Development Education 101

It’s been around awhile, but my basic economic development information website is still current.  Whether an elected official, community leader or just interested, a little information on economic development can be beneficial and this is a quick way to get … Continue reading

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Local Economic Development Professional is One of the First Graduates of TVA’s Professional Rural Leadership Institute

Daryl Phillips, Executive Director of Hickman County Economic & Community Development Association, Inc. in Centerville, Tennessee recently graduated from TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The Rural Leadership Institute, developed and sponsored by TVA Economic Development, provides professional leadership training to rural … Continue reading

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Tired of reading about Tennessee economic development? Listen to this:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has a series of economic development podcasts. One of them, “Closing the Deal: Effective Incentives during Fiscal Challenges“, consists of an interview with the former commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Revenue, Reagan Farr, … Continue reading

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