‘Regionalism’ important to Clarksville, Nashville economies
Friday, August 26, 2016
Counties can no longer live on an island unto themselves and expect to realize their full potential in more and better-paying jobs and business investment.
Leaders say the future growth of Clarksville-Montgomery County’s economy is dependent on playing a bigger role in Middle Tennessee’s regional development. Transportation improvements, downtown revitalizations, tourism promotion and building awareness of the connectivity of the distinct Clarksville and Nashville metropolitan statistical areas are key opportunities and challenges.
It’s a collective economic development approach commonly called “regionalism,” and in the Clarksville-Nashville area, it encompasses a wide range of existing assets that can be a platform for greater prosperity through increased coordination and cooperation.
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