Affordable housing, low cost of living and an unending supply of attractions and amenities makes Nashville a great place to live. Residents enjoy a diverse choice in housing options from a downtown high-rise, to an urban community, to planned developments in the suburbs, to rural farm land. Nashville residents benefit from low property taxes and no state income tax.
A low tax base combined with a plentiful and educated workforce proves Nashville to be an attractive area for businesses. So it’s no surprise that Nashville has been recognized as America’s Hottest City for business expansions and relocations for two years in a row (2005, 2006). Major companies that have recently expanded or relocated to the Nashville area include Nissan, Caremark, Louisiana Pacific, Clarcor, and Big Idea.
Nashville is also a major center for health care companies and services with excellent access to many doctors and hospitals. Residents will find shopping convenient with access to shopping malls throughout the city as well as specialty shops and thrift stores. The Green Hills and Brentwood area offer some of the finest upscale shopping districts.
Relax outdoors in Nashville with scores of amenities, recreation opportunities, and attractions sure to please every taste. State parks, botanical gardens, plantation grounds, golf courses, bike trails, and more abound throughout the metro area. Add some friendly people and a laid-back lifestyle, and it’s easy to see why more people every day are calling the Nashville area home.