Texas recently beat out North Carolina for the No. 1 spot for 2011’s Best Business Climate according to Site Selection Magazine. North Carolina held the spot for 10 years and recently dropped to No. 3 behind Georgia. Why is Austin a great place to live?
In order to come up with the list, the magazine considered the following factors:
- Survey of corporate real estate executives
- Tax climate analysis
- New business activity performance
Many cited Texas’ lack of red tape, financial assistance and government cooperation with its business as the main reasons that set Texas above its competition.
Starting a Business?
If your starting a business, or planning on moving your business from another state, Texas is the place to be entering 2012. With a skilled workforce, adequate housing and high quality of life, Texas is not only business friendly, but people friendly too.
Relocating to Austin
For more info about relocating to Austin, check out our Austin Relocation Guide.