For the second consecutive year, North Carolina has been ranked third in the nation in Forbes magazine’s “Best States for Business” list.
The News and Observer reports North Carolina was ranked tops in regulatory environment, second in business costs and third in labor supply.
Among the other measures that figured into the rankings, North Carolina’s growth prospects ranked 15th; the state was 20th in economic climate and 34th in quality of life. Utah ranked first in the list and our neighbor to the north, Virginia, came in second for the second consecutive year. Read More.