- Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in Sylvan Supply project at former Madison Mill site; add 165 technology jobs locally
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that global professional services firm Accenture is expanding in Nashville, with new space in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site, which it will occupy in 2020. As part of its commitment to Nashville, the company will also add 165 technology jobs.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company that provides a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. The company has offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 52 countries. Its clients span the full range of industries around the world and include 92 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
Sylvan Supply is the adaptive reuse of the former Madison Mill in Sylvan Park featuring large format, class-A creative office space and destination retail from Third & Urban and FCP.
Since 2015, TNECD has supported 71 economic development projects in Davidson County, resulting in approximately 22,000 job commitments and nearly $2.2 billion in capital investment.
“Accenture’s decision to invest in Nashville reinforces Middle Tennessee’s booming economy and growing number of high-quality jobs. Our pro-growth policies continue to appeal to global businesses, and I thank Accenture for creating 165 jobs and opening up new employment opportunities for residents in this region.” – Governor Bill Lee
“Companies like Accenture see the advantages of Tennessee’s skilled workforce, business-friendly environment and quality of life. With strong headquarters job growth, Tennessee has cemented its status as a hub for international businesses, and we are proud another world-renowned company like Accenture is investing in the Volunteer State.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“Accenture is committed to Nashville and its vibrant, dynamic and growing technology community. Our investment here is an investment in our clients, our people and the Nashville community.” – Beth Wright, Managing Director and Client Account Lead for Tennessee Health & Public Service, Accenture
“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate Accenture on its decision to expand in Nashville. We are proud to partner with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to support new job creation by innovative companies like Accenture.” – Heidi Smith, TVA general manager of Global Business
“Accenture’s announcement of 165 new jobs is great news for Nashville and demonstrates what is possible when state and local leaders commit to investing in workforce development and attracting high-quality jobs. It is essential for Middle Tennessee to have a dynamic economy that fosters private sector innovation, and we look forward to Accenture playing a big role in the future of our community.” – Sen. Jeff Yarbro (D – Nashville)
“I appreciate Accenture’s investment in Nashville. This announcement is further evidence of our city’s appeal to a diverse set of innovative industries and again highlights the urgency for our city and state to invest in infrastructure to facilitate continued economic growth. Accenture prides itself on its corporate citizenship, so I look forward to them hiring locally and partnering with us for the benefit of our entire community.” – Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D – Nashville)
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