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Texas is C-Suites' Clear Favorite on Best States for Business

Susannah Lee
10/25/14 12:00 PM EDT
Knowing where companies like to do business may be a good clue on where jobs are being created. Texas still ranks as the top by a landslide. The lone star state has consistently held the number one ranking since 1999 on Development Counsellors International's the 'Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing' survey. Florida ranked second with 18.1 percent and Georgia and North Carolina tied for third with 17.6 percent of the votes. South Carolina and Tennessee came in fourth and fifth place, respectively. DCI's president Andrew Levine shared his thoughts on the list and said 'states making a quality workforce available was a big factor for executives. TheStreet's Susannah Lee has details from New York.