Virginia Named The Number One State For Business

Remember when I said Virginia was the place for business?  It seems I’m not the only one who thinks so – CNBC has just named the Commonwealth the #1 State for Business, reclaiming an honor it held in 2007 as well.

The New River Valley has certainly benefited from the emphasis the Commonwealth has put on business, fostering growth among companies large and small – from the internationally-known Volvo Trucks (although the news hasn’t been great for them lately and James Hardie, to fast-growth companies like Rackspace, and incubators like the Corporate Research Center, companies are seeing the value of living and working in the New River Valley.  Low taxes, high quality of life … I think that’s a good combination.

Check out the full rankings here.

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