Corporate Relocation & Expansion

Corporate Relocation & Expansion

To best serve clients considering a relocation or expansion, Waller provides an interdisciplinary team of attorneys skilled in the many nuances of economic development and incentives work. Attorneys from Waller's government relations, real estate, environmental and tax practices have represented many of the most significant companies relocating to, or expanding within, the region.

Clients rely on Waller to guide them through the maze of available incentive programs and assist them in establishing their new home in our area. From an international automaker establishing its first U.S. manufacturing facility, to professional sports teams and the three largest corporate headquarters located in Middle Tennessee, our relocation/expansion track record is unmatched. These clients continue to rely on us for a wide variety of legal services after their relocation or expansion projects are complete.

Our corporate relocation and expansion services include: 

  • Project development and finance for both public and private projects
  • Tax and incentive-based financing opportunities, including Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), FASTTRACK incentives, local/state legislation, PILOT agreements, special assessment districts, targeted privilege tax assessments, Tourist Development Zones (TDZ) and TVA energy assistance grants
  • Discretionary incentives that are negotiated on a case-by-case basis, and incentives that are set by statute and are available to all businesses that engage in the qualifying activity
  • Land use and zoning counsel, and comprehensive assistance on the myriad issues, including environmental concerns, growth planning, real estate acquisition and financing, tax, and government relations

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