The Tellico Difference

Competitive Site Selection Factors

  • Located strategically to serve 75% of the United States population within one days driving time
  • Labor costs 8% below the U.S. average
  • Occupancy and Construction costs 19% below the national average
  • State taxes ranking among the nation’s lowest.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority Electrical rates 19% below the U.S. industrial average
  • Located only minutes from the juncture of two major interstates, I-40, and I-75
  • One stop shop for Building Permit Approvals
  • Located in the rapidly growing Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley region.
  • Has a onsite state of the art Conference Center
  • No personal income tax on wages

Quality of Life Factors

  • The Crime rate index for the Tellico area is below the Tennessee national average. 
  • Healthcare costs 10% below the national average
  • Housing costs in the Tellico area are 21% below the national average
  • Vacancy rate in the rental housing market above 10% percent
  • Award-winning school districts
  • Has a mild winter with average temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit and average summer temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • No state personal income tax
  • Award-winning school districts
  • Located on the shores of beautiful Tellico Lake