Boating Industry

Area Boat Manufacturers (Employees)

Business Advantages of Locating in the Tellico Lake Region:
  • 3,500 Workers employed in Marine Manufacturing
  • 6 Area Lakes part of the TVA System
  • 8-hour drive to 75% of U.S. market
  • Tennessee Marine Institute at Tellico
  • 15 original equipment manufacturers
  • 89.3% Cost of Living
  • Top 15 ranking in business taxes by the Tax Foundation
  • Ease of Navigation to the Gulf
  • Located at the crossroads of Interstates 40 & 75
  • 6 Premier Waterfront Master-Planned Golf Communities within a 15-minute drive
  • Within 30-minute drive to Knoxville Regional Airport, downtown Knoxville and the University of Tennessee
There are 20+ boating parts manufacturers in the region