Economic Development

Message From the Director


The City of Alcoa Economic Development Department is located in the Municipal Building, adjacent to the Blount Memorial Wellness Center Greenway Loop. Visitors may conveniently park at the front entrance of the building facing Highway 129.

The City of Alcoa lies in picturesque East Tennessee in the foothills of America’s most visited park, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, only a 30 minute drive away.
    
Located in the heart of the city is the Knoxville McGhee-Tyson Airport while nearby Interstate 40 and Interstate 81 offer transportation routes to the north, south, east and west.
Only a short drive from the city are endless educational and training opportunities at:
  • Maryville College
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • University of Tennessee
With these educational facilities at our doorstep, we have a highly skilled and educated workforce available for a wide variety of industries including information technology and biotechnology companies, traditional manufacturers, small businesses, and other major industries.

To discuss your company's interest in the City of Alcoa, contact me by calling 865-380-4795 or by email.
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