A new megasite in Jefferson County could bring thousands of jobs to East Tennessee.
On the heels of the proposal, we looked into how a megasite in Chattanooga has affected the community.
It has been more than four years since Volkswagen began construction on the megasite. According to J. Ed. Marston with Chattanooga Area Chamber, it has created more than 6,000 jobs.
"It's been a very powerful tool for us from an economic perspective," Marston said.
Volkswagen employs 3,300 people while Amazon.com employs 1,250.