Results of survey presented at Breakfast With the Mayors April 29

Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by First Farmers Bank, on Tuesday, April 29, served as the venue for release of the Housing Analysis Study conducted by BBC Research & Consulting for the City of Franklin.

More than 400 people attended the event, held at Rolling Hills Community Church, 1810 Columbia Ave. Heidi Aggeler, managing director of BBC Research in Denver, presented the results of the Housing Analysis Study, conducted last fall and earlier this year.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen commissioned the study to provide a measured assessment of present and future unmet housing demand within our community. Analyzing Franklin’s demographics, population, and employment growth, the study focuses on short-to-mid-term housing demand over the next five, 10, and 15 years. It is intended to assist the community with understanding key housing issues, formulating specific housing priorities, policy alternatives, and related strategies. Population and job growth in Williamson County are expected to outpace the region, with the greatest growth in population expected in the 65-years-and-and-older age bracket. Yet. Williamson County’s workforce is expected to add 25,000 new jobs by 2023, according to a report by Williamson Inc.