Business - Around the Region

Cirrus to locate $15 million "Vision Center" at Knoxville airport

Published May. 6 2015

Cirrus Aircraft announced today it will locate a $15 million customer experience center, called the "Vision Center," at at the...

Removal of barge an opportunity to remodel 'front porch' of Chattanooga

Published May. 6 2015

One of the biggest undeveloped parcels of riverfront land left in downtown Chattanooga may have been unlocked by the departure...

Volkswagen Chattanooga plant expansion among top business deals of 2014

Published May. 6 2015

Volkswagen's $600 million expansion of its Chattanooga plant announced last July was among the top 10 business deals in North...

Two local firms among leaders in helping employees save for retirement

Published May. 6 2015

Unum Group and First Tennessee Bank are among fewer than two dozen companies nationwide to meet a long list of...

TVA awaits decision on getting fuel made from surplus nuclear warheads

Published May. 6 2015

The U.S. military appears to be backing off from its plans to produce plutonium fuel (MOX) for TVA nuclear plants...

Budget cuts bring layoffs at Goodwill Industries of Chattanooga

Published May. 6 2015

Goodwill Industries of Chattanooga has eliminated nearly a dozen jobs from its staff over the past couple of weeks due...

VW CEO vows progress on costs after leadership struggle

Published May. 6 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Volkswagen's CEO said the company is tackling its problems in the wake of a leadership struggle and...

HCA profits jump 70 percent as hospital admissions grow

Published May. 6 2015

Hospital Corp. of America, the Nashville-based hospital giant which owns Parkridge Medical, Parkridge Valley and Parkridge East hospitals in Chattanooga...

Apartment complex proposed in Hixson

Published May. 6 2015

Chattanooga planners are being asked to rezone nearly 20 acres just off Highway 153 in Hixson for a 308-unit apartment...

VW Chattanooga expansion among Top 10 U.S. business deals

Published May. 5 2015

Volkswagen's announced expansion of its Chattanooga plant last July was among the top 10 business deals of 2014, according to...

Chattanooga Airport upgrades parking equipment

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga Airport has begun an upgrade of its parking equipment, including ticket dispensers, pay machines inside the terminal and at...

Major designer hires Cleveland's Hardwick Clothes to make 65,000 suits

Published May. 5 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- What a year at Hardwick Clothes.

Chattanooga's historic Miller Building is getting a big new tenant

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga's biggest accounting firm is leaving its longtime home and shifting its downtown offices into one of the city's oldest...

Mayfield milk cartons being rebranded under new label

Published May. 5 2015

Dean Foods will place all of its regional milk labels, including Mayfield Dairy, under one brand as part of a...

Chattanooga competes for Outside magazine's 'Best Town in America'

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga is back in the running for Outside magazine's crown of "Best Town in America."

Embellish owner buys Willa Collection boutique on North Shore

Published May. 5 2015

Two of Chattanooga's most popular high-end women's boutiques are under common ownership after the owner of Embellish shoes and accessory...

Chattanooga Chamber among top 10 groups for business recruitment

Published May. 5 2015

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce was named one of the top 10 economic development groups in the country for...

Starbucks expands at Erlanger medical mall

Published May. 5 2015

Erlanger and Aramark officials Monday hoisted their distinctive Starbucks cups to toast the grand opening of the new Starbucks Coffee...

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee publishes health magazine

Published May. 5 2015

Tennessee's biggest health insurer is starting a magazine to highlight stories of Tennesseans who are successfully dealing with some of...

Gas prices up 38 cents per gallon in past month

Published May. 4 2015

Gasoline prices in Chattanooga have increased more than 38 cents per gallon in the past month as crude oil prices...

Vacation and second homes sales rebound around greater Chattanooga area

Published May. 3 2015

On a warm, clear late-April day following a week of near-constant rain, John Tatum cleared out space in his reliable...

FirstBank to buy Northwest Georgia Bank; fourth merger by local banks planned this year

Published May. 2 2015

One of Tennessee's fastest- growing banks plans this summer to acquire the biggest bank in Northwest Georgia -- the fourth...

Group eyes auto academy for Chattanooga

Published May. 2 2015

With Volkswagen and its suppliers needing up to 4,000 workers in the Chattanooga area in the next couple of years...