So it is possible to see two sites in neighboring counties that could total 3,000 new jobs.
According to a state permit application, Bradley County is trying to recruit a 1 million square foot regional distribution facility. The site is comprised of approximately 70 acres and would bring 1,000 projected jobs there.
Earlier this month, the Bradley County Planning Commission voted to rezone the property to allow industrial development. The Bradley County Commission is expected to rubber stamp the rezoning in December.
Two alternative sites exist in Bradley County if the first choice is denied by state.
First backup location: develop an industrial park next to the GE-Wacker industrial complexes
The second backup location was identified, but would not meet the company's needs so it is not viable