Often business owners decide to relocate to a different city because they believe their business will thrive in the new place!
If you are right on the cusp……
You know you want to start your own business and you have a perfect idea about what you want to sell/do……
YOU SIMPLY HAVE TO SEE THIS
Because you really might change your mind about WHERE you choose to start the business based on this info!
So, here we go……
The 5 best cities to choose to start a business in –
AUSTIN SAN MARCOS TEXAS
Population = 1,250,000
Median Home Price = $170,000
Major Industries = Technology and business services.
Texas has no personal or corporate state income tax.
Very few unions.
There are 8 fairly well known universities and colleges in the general area, enrolling over 114,000 students!
Because of the colleges, there are lots of highly trained and readily available employees.
WASHINGTON DC AREA
Population = 7,610,000
Median Home Price = $425,000
Major Industries = Technology, tourism, government.
Why D –
There has been a good deal of recent development in multiple areas of the city, which has created countless business opportunities!
John’s Hopkins University holds the record of receiving the most federal research money out of any United States university!
That is pretty impressive!
DC also is currently experiencing a great deal of metropolitan population growth!
Recent growth in government contracted business opportunities.
Population = 1,140,000
Median Home Price = $150,000
Major Industries = Biomedical, research, logistics, information technology, hospitality, food processing, manufacturing, and tourism.
Why MEMF –
Memphis has one of the largest casino clusters in the U.S.
$2.3 Billion dollar tourism industry!
Memf has more historic listings per capita than any other city in the U.S.
The world’s busiest cargo airport!
PROGRAM THAT OFFERS ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESSES TO HELP THEM APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS!
My favorite reason……
COST OF LIVING IS 10% UNDER THE NATIONAL AVERAGE!!!!!!
Population = 1,230,000
Median Home Price = $170,000
Major Industries = Manufacturing, technology, automotive, healthcare, call centers, and distribution/warehouse.
Why NASH –
Appears to be a center for independently owned, entrepreneurial medical and healthcare companies!
There are 20 universities, colleges, and certification programs in the local area.
Nearly 50% of the adults over the age of 25 have had a year or more of college education!
THE WORLD HEADQUARTERS FOR RELIGIOUS PUBLISHING!
NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA
Population = 1,570,000
Median Home Price = $225,000
Major Industries = Maritime, military.
Why NEWS –
Lots of Navy and Air force activity and institutions.
Popular tourist spots – Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown.
Very competitive prices on land and buildings.
The best reason……
THEY HAVE A BUSINESS VISITATION PROGRAM!
And, just what is THAT?
It is a business retention program that keeps Newport News businesses informed about opportunities for growth and expansion!
And, there you have it!
Lisa Kai Lee is a 30 year old wife living with her husband in the Los Angeles area. Lisa Kai Lee has a website www.lisakailee.com that is filled with useful information that you just might need to know someday! SMART TIPS FOR SMART PEOPLE Visit and subscribe!!!