Chattanooga economic outlook for 2017

Published Jan. 1 2017

As truck shipments and future orders began to slow last summer across a number of industries, Max Fuller thought the...

More Chattanoogans work from home as employees draw deeper from local labor pool

Published Jan. 1 2017

When Aimee Cortese had her second baby nearly four years ago, she was eager to leave Los Angeles and return...

Consumers, businesses expect another year of growth in Chattanooga in 2017

Published Jan. 1 2017

As truck shipments and future orders began to slow last summer across a number of industries, Max Fuller thought the...


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Chattanooga consumer purchases shift online

Published Jan. 1 2017

Chattanooga consumer spending is expected to outpace inflation again this year. But much of that growth won't help local merchants.

Growing music scene eyed as next big thing in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 1 2017

Here's a little-known fact: the Glenn Miller Orchestra's swing classic 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' was America's first gold record, signifying sales...

Former Provident lakefront property on the market

Published Jan. 1 2017

Chickamauga Lake is the big feature for a 44.5 acre tract that a real estate company terms a 'once in...

What will Trump and other elected officials bring for business in Chattanooga?

Published Jan. 1 2017

The coming change in government in Washington and the upcoming local elections in Chattanooga could bring new government policies for...

Hotels, apartments lead downtown Chattanooga construction

Published Jan. 1 2017

With a half dozen new hotels either underway or planned in downtown Chattanooga, the central city may see the biggest...

Meet the business leaders who most influenced the Chattanooga region's economy in 2016

Published Dec. 1 2016

What business leaders were the most influential in shaping the local economy in 2016?

Steeped in history, 127-year-old Chattanooga structure for sale

Published Dec. 1 2016

A Chattanooga structure steeped in history, hearkening back 127 years, is for sale.

Green Commuter car-sharing program brings $9-an-hour Nissan Leafs to Chattanooga

Published Dec. 1 2016

Any Chattanoogan with a clean driving record, a smartphone and $50 for an annual membership fee can now rent a...

Merger creates one of East Tennessee's biggest architectural firms

Published Dec. 1 2016

For the past three decades, Vance Travis has put his imprint on his hometown as head of TWH Architects, which...

McLeod: Are you going to stop the buck, or assign blame?

Published Dec. 1 2016

The buck stops here. The famous sign on Harry Truman's desk applies to all of us.

River City President Kim White helps bring record investment to Chattanooga's central city

Published Dec. 1 2016

When Kim White and her husband Joe Dan moved downtown more than a decade ago, the housing, restaurant and entertainment...

Tennessee American Water President Valoria Armstrong pushes new boundaries

Published Dec. 1 2016

During one of the worst droughts in Chattanooga in decades, Valoria Armstrong helped keep the water flowing this year for...

Developer Chris Curtis revitalizing MLK with Douglas Heights, other projects

Published Dec. 1 2016

Martin Luther King Boulevard is growing with new development near the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus — and looming...

Terry Hart charts a growth course for Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

Published Dec. 1 2016

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport CEO Terry Hart says the easy part was landing new United Airlines service to the New York...

Dynamo Accelerator's founders get back to their trucking industry roots

Published Dec. 1 2016

In 2016, Chattanooga became home to the Dynamo Accelerator, a program that aims to help launch tech startup companies in...

Stacy Lightfoot helps students 'Step Up' and learn through internships

Published Dec. 1 2016

Last summer, 76 low-income Hamilton County high school seniors and juniors got internships at local businesses through Step-Up Chattanooga, a...

Bob Shaw grows Engineered Floors to four plants, 3,000 employees

Published Dec. 1 2016

Bob Shaw had been in the carpet business for more than five decades when, at nearly 80 years old, he...

DeFoor brothers embark on $88 million in new projects for central Chattanooga

Published Dec. 1 2016

River City Co. chief Kim White likes to say that Bryon and Ken DeFoor don't do anything small, as the...


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BlueCross CEO J.D. Hickey scales back individual coverage amid tumult in Obamacare

Published Dec. 1 2016

As a trained physician, lawyer and business consultant, J.D. Hickey knows about trying to heal sickness — in people and...

Mike Skaggs leads startup of first new nuke in America in two decades

Published Dec. 1 2016

Mike Skaggs, the 25-year nuclear engineer who oversaw the $4.7 billion completion of Watts Bar Unit 2, said finishing the...