Site Selection

Memphis Regional Megasite

Certified Mega Site in West Tennessee

The Jackson Regional Partnership and the Advantages of West Tennessee

The State of Tennessee Economic  and Community Development Department is supported by many entities across West Tennessee, including HTL Advantage, to market and promote the Memphis Regional Megasite.

Shovel Ready, Deal Ready

The Memphis Regional Megasite is a shovel-ready, 1700-acre site in Haywood County, near Brownsville, TN, that has been certified by McCallum Sweeney Consulting, as a megasite, or large industrial property suitable for a major automotive manufacturing facility or related industry.

Excellent Location, in One of the Best States for Doing Business 

The Memphis Regional Mega-Site, is owned by the State of Tennessee and is located just north of Interstate 40, 20 minutes east of the Memphis, Tennessee, suburbs. This large industrial site is easily accessible via I-40 from Memphis, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown, Jackson, and other West Tennessee cities. The site is also connected to Nashville via I-40, which runs nearly the entire East/West span of the United States, connecting California to North Carolina.   It is adjacent to U.S. Highway 70/79 and the CSX Railroad on the north.   [ Learn more about the location and logistics of doing business in West Tennessee ]

The Memphis Regional Megasite also features clean, green energy from the on-site West Tennessee Solar Farm.

Based on its expertise as a site selection consultant for the automotive industry, McCallum Sweeney Consulting was commissioned by the Tennessee Valley Authority as an independent source to evaluate sites submitted by communities in TVA’s service area. MSC established comprehensive certification criteria and a detailed process to evaluate potential properties.  The Memphis Regional Megasite meets the MSC criteria required for certification, including the availability of land that has sufficient contiguous and developable acres, infrastructure, utilities, and labor capacity.

The Jackson Regional Partnership and the TN Dept of Economic and Community Development, along with TVA Economic Development 

Site attributes include:

  • 1,720 acres/696 Hectares Core Megasite
  • 1,483 Hectares Other Available Properties
  • Square-shaped
  • Immediately available
  • Excellent topography
  • All drainage begins on site
  • No flood zones
  • Designated "Attainment" for 8-hour Ozone Standards & PM 2.5
  • Minimal wetlands
  • Over 80% of the core site is unforested and cleared
  • Excellent soils
  • Low water tables
  • No endangered species
  • No archeological impediments
  • Only two residential structures to relocate
  • Fast rezoning process