POSTED ON DECEMBER 5th, 2008
Milwaukee among top 20 areas for businesses
The metro Milwaukee area moved up in rank from #18 to #16 this year as one of the top 20 areas for businesses, according to MarketWatch.
Proven Direct, a company that chose to grow in the Menomonee Valley
Cities were ranked according to eight categories including number of local Fortune 1000 companies, population and job growth.
Milwaukee outpaced such cities as St. Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Austin, Portland, Phoenix, Orlando and Los Angeles.
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Meanwhile, the cost of doing business in Wisconsin ranks among the nation’s lowest — 4.6% lower than the national average, according to the Milken Institute.