TOP 5 REASONS TO MOVE TO NASHVILLE, TN
Music City comes to life in April through August, when the warm weather brings all the fun of music festivals. Also a great time to catch fire flies. September, October and November brings us all of the beautiful fall weather and outdoor patio seeing. December is quite magical and brings us Christmas decorations at the Opryland Hotel and the Belle Meade Plantation. January and February brings all of the snow dustings and fun sledding on snow days. March gets us ready for the fun rain boot days where we have fun stopping through all of the water puddles.
2. Excitement never ends
There is always something happening in and around Nashville because our weather is so great! From Festivals to sports there is always something going on. We have the Tennessee Titans, Predators and the SEC’s Vanderbilt University. Not to mention all of the outdoor music concerts. The Ascend Theater is one of our newer venues and I have been there for concerts more than once. I love bringing a blanket and listening to great artists under the starts. Nashville also host the CMA’s ( Country Music Awards). We also have the Bridgstone Arena and the Ryman Auditorium.
3. Rated # 1 in buisness growth ! Straight from Forbes
When you think of Nashville most think of we are only the music city industry. What may surprise you is that health care is one of Nashville’s top industries; according to the Nashville Health Council, the city is known as the nation’s health care center. We of course do lead in the entertainment industry too but lets be honest, not all of us are looking to be in the industry but love to take part in fun concerts and festivals. Nashville is the largest publishing center in the Southeast and one of the top ten largest in the country. Some of our biggest employers include – Vanderbilt University and Medical center, HCA, The Healthcare company, Saturn Corporation, Nissan Motors, Gaylor Entertainment, Shoney’s , Kroger, CBRL Group, Dell Computer Corporation and BellSouth.
4. No State Income Tax – Instant raise!
Tennessee is one of the 7 states that don’t have state income tax. The main benefit, proponents say, is that states with no income tax become a beacon for growth. That means we are better at creating jobs and keeping a core of young, educated workers from moving to other states.
5. The lowest cost of Livability – Rated at the top in Forbes
In a recent article published by Forbes, Nashville was ranked #11 for lowest cost of living .
On Career Trends here is how Nashville rates.
Overall Cost of Living: 15% below national average
Average Overall Cost of Living in TN: 22% below national average
Category with Highest Index: Housing (4% above national average)
Category with Lowest Index: Taxes (46% below national average)
Annual Cost for a Single Adult with No Children: $27,597
Annual Cost for a Married Couple with One Child: $48,431
Annual Cost for a Married Couple with Four Children: $69,336
6. Culinary scene has put Nashville on the map
Nashville has been put on the culinary scene in several articles . Food & Wine highlighted the “booming Music City food scene,” Food Arts Magazine noted the “emerging culinary scene putting Nashville on the gastronomic radar” and, most recently, Condé Nast Traveler stated this about Music City: “There’s enough going on food-wise to warrant a trip solely for eating”. Click here for a list of restaurants that are highlighted.