By JAY POWELL and KARA COLEMAN
The Daily Herald
Maury County’s consistent success with annual growth has earned it the title of fifth most in-demand county in Tennessee for investments and new businesses, according to a study by SmartAsset.
Although last year’s results ranked Maury County as third fastest growing, that doesn’t mean its progress has slowed down, Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance president Wil Evans said.
“We were third in the state and 86th in the nation last year,” Evans said. “Interestingly enough, while we have slipped in the rankings slightly, if you look at the individual categories for everyone, we’ve actually exceeded from where we were a year before. We saw growth across the board.”
Rutherford County was ranked number one in the SmartAsset study, followed by Williamson, Davidson, Wilson, Maury, Montgomery, Sumner, Fayette, Putnam and Hamilton.
Results were based on each county’s growth in business establishments and gross domestic product, municipal bond investment and new building permits per 1,000 homes. Read more…
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