You may be considering starting your own business in your field, pursuing a new career entirely, or want to stay in the same line of work, but just relocate to a more fulfilling location. The United Medevac Solutions executive team (with CEO and President, Danielle Wilson, and COO, Ronny Wilson) have built the company into the thriving company you see today. They will be the first to tell you that there are many details to be considered when starting your own company or even changing jobs.
Best Cities For Business and Career
If any of these thoughts have crossed your mind, the first thing you may want to consider is where the best opportunities exist for what you want to accomplish. In the U.S. we are fortunate to have many wonderful cities with so much to offer in the business world. We are always hearing someone tell us one city is better than another for one reason or another (lifestyle, economy, housing market, etc.). Depending on what type of work you want to do, there many excellent choices for a person’s varying needs and we encourage you to do your research and explore them all. You might want a small town for some lines of work, such as opening a shop that caters to personal service to the community. Or, if high-tech technology enters into the equation, it would be very important to know where you would benefit most in a big city.
Best Large Cities For Business and Career
Forbes contributor Kurt Badenhausen gives us some statistics to use in his article “The Best Places for Business and Careers”. His findings are based on the 200 largest metro areas by population in the U.S. He “rated them on a dozen factors related to employment, costs (business and living), income growth, quality of life and the education of the labor force.”
Denver, Colorado leads the pack with its “diverse economy and an educated labor supply”. It boasts aerospace, energy, financial services, information technology, and healthcare opportunities among others.
Second to Denver is Raleigh, North Carolina. They have several corporate giants including IBM and Fidelity Investments.
Portland, Oregon comes in third. The Portland economy is expected to boom over the next three years with an annual growth rate of 7.3%.
Rounding out the top five are Provo, Utah and Atlanta, Georgia.
To complete the top 10 best larger cities for business, we have
- Seattle, Washington
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Indianapolis, Indiana
- Warren, Michigan
- Fort Collins, Colorado
Best Small Cities For Business and Career
For the best small cities for business and careers, The Villages in Florida rank #1. They are located 60 miles northwest of Orlando. This area was the fastest growing metro in the U.S. by population in the past two years.
Lafayette, Indiana ranks second, due to the automotive industry and Purdue University contributing to this town’s economic growth.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota comes in at #3, and Bend, Oregon and Lawrence, Kansas complete the top five.
United Medevac Solutions
This gives a small glimpse into which cities might be worth your consideration for the best business opportunities. Every city, of course, offers something for everyone. It is up to us to discern which city fits our abilities and family’s needs.
We at United Medevac Solutions can also attest to knowing how a great business can succeed. With over a century of combined experience, the United Medevac Solutions executive team is established in the medical aviation world.
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