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Study ranks Silicon Prairie states in Pro-Business Top 10

Omaha August 11, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

090630_omahachamberlogoFrom our friends at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce comes a new study result highlighting a few states in the Silicon Prairie...

The study, “Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States for 2009: Rebuilding American’s Economic Power,” evaluates and ranks states based on 33 factors, including taxes, human resources, right-to-work legislation, energy costs, infrastructure spending, workers’ compensation laws, economic incentive programs and state economic development efforts.

According to the study, the top 10 most business-friendly states are:

  1. Virginia
  2. Utah
  3. North Carolina (2008 winner)
  4. Wyoming
  5. South Carolina
  6. South Dakota
  7. Kansas
  8. Georgia
  9. Florida
  10. Nebraska

Pollina Corporate Real Estate is a Park Ridge, Ill.-based brokerage and consulting firm, representing corporations in real estate matters on a national and international basis.

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