Oak Ridge, Tennessee is within a day’s drive of 70% of the population of the continental United States. Each of CROET’s industrial and office properties feature flexible access to national transportation systems essential for successfully competing in the global marketplace. Within minutes of Interstates 40/75, Oak Ridge is in proximity to the confluence of the major east/west (I-40) and north/south (I-81 & I-59) transportation corridors of the Southeast. The region is also served by navigable waterways, two national rail systems, and Knoxville’s McGee Tyson Airport (International).
All industrial property offered by CROET fall within the jurisdiction of the Greater Knoxville Foreign-Trade Zone #148 (FTZ). If your company imports or sources its product inputs from companies that import, significant saving on avoided import duty may be derived through the Knoxville FTZ Program. Other benefits from use of the Zone may be explored by accessing the Knoxville FTZ Program Web Site. The Knoxville region is also a Department of Commerce-designated Port of Entry, further supporting international trade opportunities.
Oak Ridge is an incubator for America’s brightest minds. Spawned from world-class Manhattan Project technology, today our region abounds with some of the country’s most innovative research and advanced technologies available. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory,the Spallation Neutron Source, The University of Tennessee, and the Tennessee Valley Authority are internationally renowned for world-changing technologies and state-of-the-art research in advanced materials, biofuels, renewable energy, and computational science.