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Development Finance Review Weekly – April 19, 2018

  Development Finance Review Weekly April 19, 2018 Feature CDFI Case Study on the California Capital Access Programs Capital access programs (CAPs) provide credit enhancement for small-business loans by creating a fund that the lender can claim against to cover loans that default. This brief details the structure of and lessons from the largest

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – February 26, 2018

NeTREP Quarterly Investor Update Check out what we've been up to here at NeTREP, in our latest investor update video. Thank you to all of our partners for your support! Read More Taming the terrain of the aerospace park Members of the Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership were told Wednesday that work will soon

Team Tennessee Times – February 26, 2018

England, Inc. Breaks Ground on $31M New Tazewell Expansion England, Inc. broke ground last Tuesday on its $31 million expansion in New Tazewell. The furniture manufacturer, an independent division of La-Z-Boy and longstanding Tennessee employer for more than 50 years, plans to create 200 jobs in Claiborne County. Gov. Bill Haslam and

Team Tennessee Times – February 20, 2018

Google Breaks Ground on $600M Clarksville Data Center, Plans to Create 70 Jobs Google Breaks Ground on $600M Clarksville Data Center. Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in Clarksville Friday for the groundbreaking of the tech giant's new $600 million data center in Montgomery County. Google plans to create 70 jobs at the new facility. This

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – February 13, 2018

Ballad Health moves forward with multiple long-awaited initiatives With the Tennessee Certificate of Public Advantage (COPA) approved Jan. 31, and a companion document already in hand from the Commonwealth of Virginia, the merger of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System was formally announced Feb. 2 at MeadowView Conference Resort

Team Tennessee Times – February 12, 2018

Asurion Plans to Create 400 IT Jobs in Nashville Nashville-based Asurion announced last week that it will create 400 information technology jobs over the next five years, pushing the company's Middle Tennessee employment well over 3,000 employees. One of Nashville's largest employers, Asurion also plans to consolidate multiple Nashville offices into a new

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – February 5, 2018

Merger Approved after Deliberate and Thorough Public Process Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH today announced the state is officially allowing a merger of Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance by issuing a Certificate of Public Advantage or COPA to their parent company, Ballad Health. Read More Ballad

Team Tennessee Times – February 5, 2018

Gov. Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce 66 Community Development Block Grants Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe last week announced nearly $25.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) that will assist 66 communities across the state. The grants will provide funding for infrastructure improvements, health and safety initiatives as well as

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – January 30, 2018

Ron Ramsey hired to lobby for Aerospace Park Ron Ramsey, the Blountville-based auctioneer who represented Northeast Tennessee in both the State House and Senate before retiring from the position of lieutenant governor last year, has been hired by the Washington County Economic Development Council (WCEDC) to lobby for legislative appropriations for

Team Tennessee Times – January 29, 2018

Gov. Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Nearly $10M in Broadband Grants In a major step to expand broadband access to unserved parts of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam and TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe last week announced $9.844 million in broadband accessibility grants. The nine grants will help build new broadband infrastructure in parts of 13 Tennessee counties. The