Chattanooga leaders today unveiled a new 140-acre Innovation District in downtown Chattanooga that will be anchored in the Edney Building at M.L. King Boulevard and Market Street.
"Chattanooga's Innovation District will bring jobs, talent, and capital to our city," Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference today. "Coupled with the fastest Internet in the Western Hemisphere, our Innovation District will strengthen our place as leaders in the 21st century economy."
The Enterprise Center, the city-funded development group, is developing the district similar to what other cities such as Boston, Washington D.C. and Barcelona, Spain have established to offer spaces specifically for workers and companies in the new innovation economy.
Read more in tomorrow's Times Free Press.