Forbes Names Raleigh & Durham in Top 10 Cities for Business

Downtown Raleigh SkylineRaleigh and Durham, North Carolina placed in the top ten best Cities for Business and Careers, a list produced by Forbes. The list of 200 considers job growth, cost and income growth over a five-year span. North Carolina State University, Duke University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill contribute to growth in the work force around the Triangle area.

Triangle Business Journal states that education is a top priority and the University of North Carolina system is ranked as one of the highest in the nation, providing low tuition rates. These provide an excellent pathway for college-bound students. With three major universities in the area, graduates have excellent opportunities waiting for them just outside the front door.

Raleigh and Durham are not the only cities in North Carolina that made the top 200. On the Forbes list, Charlotte, NC ranked #19, Asheville #29, Wilmington #67, Winston-Salem #70,  Greensboro #71, Fayetteville #179, and Hickory #195.

To read the Triangle Business Journal Article, click here.

To read the complete Forbes list of top cities, click here.

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