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Why Invest In East TN

"Where to invest?" is an important question for any investor to consider. When it comes to return on investment, all locations are not created equal.

The Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville corridor is a highly desirable year-round travel destination, making it an ideal location to invest in income producing property.

A few facts speak for themselves:

  • Over 11 million travelers visit the Smoky Mountain region of east Tennessee annually
  • This number is projected to double over the next five years
  • The area is the seventh most visited overnight leisure destination in the United States
  • We are less than a day's drive for two-thirds of the U.S. population
  • 74% of the guests are repeat visitors
  • Gateway to the nations most-visited National Park
  • The region is heavily marketed as a family-friendly destination
  • We host more overnight visitors annually than Branson, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; or Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
When asked why she was building a multi-million dollar Hollywood memorabilia museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, movie legend Debbie Reynolds replied, "This is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. We're going to go where America seems to go."

For more detailed demographics, visit the Sevier County Economic Development Council website.