At the City of Alcoa, we are strong advocates of economic development in East Tennessee. As advocates, Alcoa’s leadership and staff enhance cooperation between businesses and government. We want your transition to this part of Tennessee to be a collaborative process and part of that process is building a relationship that fosters professionalism and teamwork.

Included in this section are some topics of interest for bringing your business to Alcoa and Blount County. We have included several related links for you to browse as well. As always, please feel free to contact us for assistance at 865-380-4795. View the links below:
  1. Beer & Liquor Permits

    Find out how to procure a beer and/or liquor license in the state of Tennessee.

  2. Business Directory

    Search a listing of businesses and organizations that operate in the area.

  3. Business Licenses

    The City of Alcoa has adopted the State of Tennessee Business Act. This requires anyone planning to open a business within the city limits with a gross income of more that $3,000 to obtain a City Business License.

  4. Commercial Utilities

    The City of Alcoa offers first-class utilities from its Electric and Public Works Departments. Find out how to sign up for commercial utilities in the City.

  5. Development Areas

    Have a look at the development areas of the City of Alcoa.

  6. Development Process

    View a flowchart of the City of Alcoa's development process.

  7. Doing Business With the City

    In an average fiscal year, the City of Alcoa issues about 900 solicitations, with a minimum purchase authorization of $1,000 or more.

  8. Economic Development

    Gather important information about the services provided by the Economic Development Department of the City of Alcoa.

  9. Employment Opportunities

    Find and apply for available jobs with the City of Alcoa.

  10. Pellissippi Place

    In a joint development effort, Alcoa, Blount County, Maryville, and Knox County approved a new technology-based research and development park in Alcoa.

  11. Related Links

    Find links to business organizations that the City of Alcoa serves in as a participating member.