Forbes Best States for Business -North Carolina

In Forbes' annual ranking of the Best States for Business, North Carolina scored high with number four! With the growth of new businesses moving to our state, comes more people.

The Cashiers/Highlands Second Home Communities are within a half days drive or less to many of the major cities in North Carolina, like Raleigh, Charlotte and Greensboro. As more people move to North Carolina they will be looking at the mountains for an opportunity to escape from the heat and congestion of the big city.
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Here are the rankings from Forbes Magazine

No. 4: North Carolina
Business Costs Rank: 4
Labor Rank:14
Regulatory Environment: 2
Economic Climate: 21
Growth Prospects: 11
Quality Of Life: 34

Coming in very close at number five for the best places for business is Georgia. Atlanta, GA is only a 2.5 hour drive which makes our mountain area ideal for quick trips and long holidays.

No. 5: Georgia
Business Costs Rank: 23
Labor Rank: 6
Regulatory Environment: 5
Economic Climate: 10
Growth Prospects: 6
Quality Of Life: 31

Sources: Moody's; Pollina Corporate Real Estate; Pacific Research Institute; Tax Foundation; Sperling's Best Places; Census Bureau; SBA; FBI; Dept. of Education.

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