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New businesses and events make up this week’s business news roundup

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at teknovation@pyapc.com.) Former UTK Lecturer, Student Engagement Coordinator, and Faculty Advisor joins PYA as Tax Chief Operating Officer…

Housing market remains competitive in Knoxville

The September “Market Pulse” from the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors (KAAR) covered a lot of ground. Home sales increased in August by 4.8 percent compared to the previous month, but are still down 5.3 percent compared to August 2021. Rising home prices and mortgage rates are pushing some buyers…

Knoxville businesses continue to battle inflation in latest “ECO” report

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA Local business sectors continue to fight inflation issues in Knoxville, according to the August edition of the “Economic Conditions Outlook” (ECO) report from the Knoxville Chamber. The report, financed by First Horizon Bank, showed companies in the manufacturing sector said general business…

Cirrus Aircraft plans new innovation center in Minnesota

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at teknovation@pyapc.com.) Cirrus Aircraft announces new innovation center Cirrus Aircraft, which has its ever-expanding Vision Center Campus at…

Knoxville-Knox County Planning ‘Facts & Figures’ report provides outlook on region

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The Knoxville-Knox County Planning office released its annual “Facts & Figures” report, which provides an overview of the area’s businesses, homes, and other important statistics. The report starts with a brief history and some stats for Knoxville, the largest city in…

Big Ears Festival announces 2023 line-up

Big Ears will return in 2023 for its 10th annual music festival, featuring more than 150 concerts in 12 venues across Knoxville. The concert line-up, announced earlier this week, names more than 60 individual bands and artists as well as special programs and collaborations, with promises of more act announcements…

PYA opens a Charlotte office and UTK news lead this week’s news roundup

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at teknovation@pyapc.com.) PYA opens seventh office location in Charlotte PYA, the power behind teknovation.biz, announced earlier this week…

Knoxville Chamber announces in-person agenda for Endeavor Summit

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The Knoxville Chamber’s Endeavor Summit for young professionals is returning to an in-person format this year. The annual event enables emerging leaders to network with others in the community and learn from local speakers. This year, the summit is being held at…

New executives and the housing market lead our Knoxville news roundup

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at klamb@pyapc.com.) Mayors appoint new Executive Director of Knoxville-Knox County Planning Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Knox County…

Inflation continues to rise in Knoxville region as businesses struggle

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA After a slight improvement in the manufacturing sector last month, things appeared to have worsened for businesses surveyed in the Knoxville Chamber’s July “Economic Conditions Outlook” (ECO) report. Financed by First Horizon Bank, manufacturing businesses were split between “worsened” and “the same”…