NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – All day long, News 2 is taking a look at the ways investment in Middle Tennessee is being accompanied by an outside influence.

For more on the impact of companies on Wilson County, Mayor Randall Hutto joined News 2’s Nickelle Smith on News 2 at 11.

“It’s probably the hottest place in the country right now for factories and businesses to come. We’re doing a whole lot more catching than we are pitching right now because people just seem to be migrating our way, not only just in the region here but across the nation,” Mayor Hutto said.

To see the full interview, click on the video above.

Nashville’s explosive growth and rising real estate prices are due in part to outside influence. News 2 shows you how investors from around the world are shaping the area with our special reports Outside Influence.