Forbes Magazine

Richmond gets tossed from the Top Ten

Harsh. Forbes’ new list of best metro areas for business and careers is out, and Richmond is ranked 39. That isn’t terrible considering there are 200 cities on the list, but it is quite a tumble from last year’s number seven spot that has been touted by local economic development agencies. Richmond’s descent into the rankings… Read more »

Virginia Best State for Business

For the third straight year, Virginia has been named the Best State for Business by Forbes. Virginia ranked 7th in labor supply, 6th in quality of life, and 6th in economic climate. It was also ranked 1st for regulatory environment, thanks in part to the second-best incentive programs in the country. Only two other states,… Read more »