Topic: Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council
Akebono Brake Corporation, a subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd., a global provider of advanced noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and braking solutions to the world’s automotive industry, announced on January 9, 2013 that it will be moving forward on an $82 million expansion of its Clarksville, TN location. This will also mean approximately 94 additional jobs to the community. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Aspire Clarksville Foundation is pleased to announce Katherine Cannata as the Chair of the Board for the 2012-2013 term.
“I am looking forward to serving as Chairperson this year and representing the investors who have helped make the work of the Economic Development Council and its partners possible,” said Cannata. “Over the next year, the Foundation Board will work to ensure that investments continue to enhance the economic landscape of Clarksville-Montgomery County.”
Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Growth Summit June 26th
Clarksville, TN – Thewill be hosting the second annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Growth Summit on June 26th at the Morgan Center at 7:30am.
The summit is sponsored by Austin Peay State University and the APSU College of Business. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – St. Louis based bakery-café chain, Panera Bread, is moving forward with opening its first Clarksville-Montgomery County, TN location at 110 Morris Road, near Governors Square Mall.
Jay Patel, Chairman of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) stated, “This project announcement is a great example of the valuable contacts that can be made when the team at the EDC attends retail recruitment conferences such as the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) shows that happen in both Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV each year.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Two Rivers Company (TRC) is Clarksville’s downtown and riverfront revitalization entity.
TRC is about to embark on a physical master planning process that will be spearheaded by the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design under the leadership of Professor Tom (“TK”) Davis and sponsored by the Two Rivers Company (TRC), the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC), and the City of Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»
Operations to Begin October 29th
Clarksville, TN – The Medford, Massachusetts based company, Agero, a global leader in driver assistance services and vehicle connectivity innovation, announced today that they have selected Clarksville, Tennessee as the next site for its sixth North American driver assistance call and data response center.
“I am excited to welcome Agero to our state and look forward to watching the company grow in Tennessee,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. “In creating our economic development strategies last year, we found Tennessee held a unique advantage in the ‘business services’ cluster, which includes call centers, and this announcement exemplifies a promising future for our state’s economic growth.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Just my opinion, I like to call news.
This week a business owner in downtown Clarksville sent an email to the organizers of the annualFestival, praising their work and complimenting the volunteer efforts that it takes to host such an event.
He also criticized those same organizers for what he believes are things they should consider when planning future events. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The owner of a popular downtown eatery has sent an e-mail to organizers of the annualFestival praising the efforts of sponsors and volunteers, but also playing “the bad guy” and pointing out several changes he wishes they would consider.
Jeff Robinson, who along with his wife, own the popular Blackhorse Pub & Brewery praised the event and the efforts put forth by volunteers. «Read the rest of this article»
The executive committee of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council met again this week, in a special called session, to discuss the contract of EDC President James Chavez. Some want him gone.
Why, specifically, we don’t know, but the street talk has been intense. Rumors of his possible firing have been “hot and heavy” for the last couple of months, but have intensified in the last week.
The meeting this week was a total waste of time, causing a lot of anxiety on both sides of the issue, and was adjourned until board members could get clarification about discussing personnel matters in public. We may never know “on the record” what the problem is, but this dispute could not come at a worse time. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Amid the troubled national economy, Clarksville-Montgomery County has been fortunate to have continued economic growth, as was seen in the latest release of local sales and lodging tax receipts.
James Chavez, President and CEO of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC), recently shared data to the investors of the Aspire Foundation that showed the ripple effect of the community’s comprehensive approach to economic development. «Read the rest of this article»
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