Available Buildings

Available Buildings

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Mountain Electric Cooperative is actively involved with economic development within our service area. When we assist prospective companies, we explain possible options in the following areas:

  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Electric Power
  • Employee Training
  • Low Interests Loans
  • Economy Surplus Power (available for 5,000 kw and larger)
  • New Facility Construction
  • Water Heating
  • Work force
  • Technical Assistance

MEC’s service area has a skilled work force available. The industrial work force is totally non-union. They are loyal, hard working with low absentee rates and excellent work ethics. The area’s tax rate is moderate with the cost of living being relatively low. Sewer facilities are available in many areas with public water systems in most areas. There are airports within minutes of Newland, Banner Elk and Mountain City. Each community and town has good educational facilities. If your interest includes a wonderful place to raise a family, our area is perfect.



Film Processing Building in Johnson County Industrial Park

We have leased the manufacturing portion and have the warehouse left.

Manufacturing/ Warehouse/ Office space
Located in the Johnson County Industrial Park
Metal building on concrete slab.
3 phase power, water, LP gas, and sewer.
11,000 square feet manufacturing/warehouse space
3,000 square foot office/ break room/ training/ cafeteria space.

Will make improvements per tenants needs with a long term lease.
Call: Johnson County Mayor @ 423-727-9696 for complete details.

Other County contacts:

Mountain City, Mayor: 423-727-8005
Johnson County Tax Assessor’s office: 423-727-7692

Mountain Electric Cooperative Economic Development Department 423-727-1811