CNBC Names GEORGIA Top State for Business, 2014

According to CNBC, The South rises again!

Georgia has been named 2014 America’s Top States for Business.


Scott Cohn of CNBC reports that Georgia scored 1,659 points out of a possible 2,500.  Since CNBC began rating states for competitiveness in 2007, Georgia has always placed in the top 10.

“Each year, our Top States study rates all 50 states on more than 50 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness.” Some of this year’s categories and point totals are:

  • Cost of Doing Business (450 points)
  • Economy (375 points)
  • Infrastructure (350 points)
  • Workforce (300 points)
  • Quality of Life (300 points)
  • Technology & Innovation (300 points)

For the third straight year, Georgia ranks on top for the workforce category across the nation. It has an abundant supply of educated, largely non-union workers.

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