Business in Arlington

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Successful businesses are essential to economic development in Arlington. Businesses create jobs and provide essential services and amenities to Arlington residents. From the historic Depot Square area, to the developing the corridors of Hwy 70, Hwy 64, I-269/Hwy 385, and Airline Road, the future of thriving business in Arlington looks very bright. Arlington residents also enjoy convenient proximity to businesses in nearby communities, such as Memphis, Bartlett, and Lakeland.

Arlington and Shelby County governments work together, coupled with involved citizenry, to actively seek and attract positive economic development to the area. Town and County agencies, along with the Chamber of Commerce, strive to maintain a sound business climate which is receptive to business and industry and to encourage good labor-management relations.

Development Standards
In attracting economic development, it is important the Town promotes a quality of life that is desirable to business owners and employees. In doing so, it is important to set development standards that ensure businesses will maintain their appeal over time and contribute to the value of business investments. This, in turn, lends to the provision of quality neighborhoods and public facilities for Arlington residents.
Entities such as the Planning Commission, Design Review Committee, and Industrial Development Board ensure the public's involvement with regard to Arlington's residential, commercial, and industrial growth. With diversity and successful planning, the development of business in Arlington will yield to economic growth that does not detract from the small town charm and unique character that personifies Arlington today.

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