Why Nashville?

Welcome to Music City, USA! What sets the Nashville region apart as a great place to live and raise a family? Is it our outstanding quality of life, our famous Southern hospitality, our abundant leisure activities, our temperate climate, or our cosmopolitan vibe? Nashville has a diverse dining scene, nonstop live music, professional sports, culturally diverse art/museum scene, and hundreds of parks.

The Nashville region is home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses. Many corporate headquarter giants call Middle Tennessee home, including Nissan North America, Bridgestone Americas, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, Cracker Barrel, Dollar General and Gibson Guitar. The Nashville region’s educated workforce not only provides an abundant talent pool for companies, but also bolsters the region’s vibrancy, artistic and musical essence, and competitive edge in technology and innovation.

Recent Rankings:

Best Buy Cities: Where To Invest In Housing In 2017

Nashville is one of the best cities in the country for investing in residential real estate in 2017, according to Forbes.com. The magazine named Nashville the eighth-best U.S. market in which to buy a home this year, citing the city's recent growth in population, jobs and home prices. Read the full story.

The Top 10 Housing Markets Heating Up in 2017

Nashville is making a play for the hottest housing market this year, heating up with a forecast of 4.3 percent home value appreciation, 1.1 percent income growth and a 4.0 percent unemployment rate, according to Zillow’s 2017 10 Hottest Housing Markets list. The list, determined using data from Zillow’s Home Value Forecast, income growth and unemployment rates, assigned a "hotness score" to the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S, with Nashville ranking No. 1.

Nashville among '50 Best Places to Travel' in 2017

Nashville, the “gateway to the South,” is a must-visit city in 2017. That’s according to Travel + Leisure magazine, which ranked Music City as one of the top 50 places in the world travelers should visit next year.

Best Cities for Job Seekers in 2017

To identify the best places for job seekers in 2017, NerdWallet analyzed U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Census Bureau data for the 100 largest U.S. cities to determine where Americans will find opportunities and also where their paychecks will go further. Click here to read the full story.

Top 10 Friendliest Cities in America

Nashville is one of 10 U.S. cities known for hospitality and friendly inhabitants, according to the Flipkey.com blog. "It's as welcoming as it is entertaining, and the festive mood here lasts year-round." Click here to read the full story.