We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulﬁll the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
The Small Business Advantage
Retail, Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Roane County is ideal for retail, small business and entrepreneurs. Centrally located on I-40 and just minutes from I-75, within a day's drive from two thirds of the United States’ population, we’re easy to reach. That means it's easy to shop here. More than 450 events each year attract visitors with disposable income, creating a broad customer base in addition to the one million residents living within 50 square miles.
Easily accessible through 8 interstate exits off of I-40, with I-75 nearby, Roane County attracts a broad base of both residential and tourist shoppers.
In our pro-business environment, local, state and federal officials team up to help make your business succeed.
With a low tax burden, no personal state income tax, and a lower than average cost of living, Roane County is a great place for a small business, as well as a great place to call home.
I’ve been coming to Roane County since 1993, and finally made the decision to move here. The people are among the friendliest and most compassionate I have ever met. I enjoy the atmosphere of community and how beautiful it is.