Five Focus Industries For Economic Development

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Agribusiness

Northeast Shelby County is home to numerous companies engaged in food production and renewable commodities. The Vision 20/20 plan for this industry is to establish the Bartlett Area as an anchor for agribusiness companies by building upon the assets and industry strengths that currently exist.

Come and find out for yourself why the Bartlett Area is the perfect location for Agribusiness.

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Life Sciences

Over the past decade, Northeast Shelby County has emerged as Tennessee’s “Life Science Corridor” and as one of North America’s leading centers for innovation in medical device technology. Currently, over forty life science companies do business in the area and most of them call the Northeast Shelby County area home. The Vision 20/20 plan for this industry is to establish the Bartlett Area as a magnet for Life Science companies by building on the cluster of companies already existing within the area.

Come and find out for yourself why Northeast Shelby County is the perfect location for Life Science Industries.

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Retail and Hospitality

With over $2.8 Billion in retail sales annually, the Northeast Corridor of Shelby County is the region’s premier shopping & hospitality center. This area also experienced the largest population increase in the Memphis MSA from 2000 to 2010 and growth projections remain steady. Because the Bartlett Area has the highest concentration of retail shopping and hotel/motel beds in the entire Memphis region, the Vision 20/20 plan for this industry is to promote the Bartlett Area as a viable market for retail and commercial entities as well as improve the viability of existing retail, hospitality and tourism investments.

Come find out for yourself why Northeast Shelby County is the perfect location for retail and hospitality growth.

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Growth Companies

The Bartlett Area is fortunate to have nurtured many home-grown companies that have literally started in a garage or den by local entrepreneurs and which have become multi-million dollar enterprises. The Vision 20/20 plan for this industry is to highlight the growth-mode industries within the Bartlett Area and the business friendly environment that makes doing business so attractive.

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Team Green Zone

The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with energy efficiency and resource management experts to assist businesses in lowering their Energy Use Intensity, lowering operating costs, and creating and implementing action plans to reach your sustainability goals. Team Green Zone is the vehicle that brings both Efficiency Solution “Seekers” and “Providers” together to put businesses on the road to sustainable resource efficiency.

Come find out how you can save money and fuel economic growth in the Area by using resources efficiently.

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