Highland Ventures to move headquarters to Brentwood and invest $8.2 million | Company

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and officials from Highland Ventures Ltd. announced on Monday that the company will invest $8.2 million to move its headquarters from Glenview, Ill., to Brentwood.

“Our strong business climate and highly skilled workforce attract key companies like Highland Ventures to Tennessee,” Lee said. “I thank this company for their commitment to creating jobs in Williamson County and look forward to seeing their headquarters thrive in our state.”

Highland Ventures will create 80 new jobs in Williamson County over the next five years.

“With a central location and a top-notch workforce, the North Central Tennessee region is becoming a hot spot for companies to do business,” McWhorter said. “We appreciate Highland Ventures’ investment in Williamson County and believe Brentwood will be the ideal location for its new headquarters.”

Located at 209 Powell Place, Highland Ventures’ new Tennessee headquarters will serve as a business center for the company’s well-known brands: Family Veterinary Group, Marco’s Pizza, Stay Fit 24, Highland Pure Water & Ice and Legacy Commercial Property.

“The greater Nashville area is transforming into a restaurant, healthcare and real estate hub that aligns with our growth strategy across all lines of business,” said Keith Hoogland, president and CEO of Highland Ventures Ltd. We are excited to open a new Highland Ventures headquarters just south of Nashville in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Founded in 1984, Highland Ventures Ltd. is a holding company of leading brands in the restaurant, fitness, video rental and commercial real estate industries. Today, the company employs approximately 2,500 people across the country.

“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate Highland Ventures on its decision to establish operations in Williamson County,” said John Bradley, senior vice president of economic development for TVA. “Working with our partners like Williamson, Inc. and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help attract and retain quality jobs and investment in the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s service mission. We are proud to celebrate this announcement and look forward to the future business success of Highland Ventures.

Since 2018, TNECD has supported nearly 140 economic development projects in the North Central Tennessee region, resulting in more than 40,000 employment commitments and $7 billion in capital investments.

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