Category Archives: Commercial

Another Top-10 List — Most Friendly Tax States in the U.S. Round 2

A previous blog presented the Tax Foundation’s 2016 ranking of the Best Places To Do Business based a mix of five taxes. As previously stated, “Ratings and indices, depending on assumptions, variables and weightings, will yield differing results.” You can read the Round 1 Blog on this topic at A second look at the Most …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities for Career Opportunities

Like it or not, how much a person makes today along with future potential income growth, coupled with the comparative cost of living all but dictates sustainable lifestyles and how one will retire, economically speaking. Low unemployment rates and future growth in jobs make a great one-two combination in the ease of finding a job …Read more

Where It’s Hot and Where It’s Not — State Job Growth Markets Mid-Year 2015 Update

This is the state employment sequel to the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Divisions Sustainable Job Growth Index – which you can view at The methodology for states and MSAs is the same. Idaho and Washington have the best sustainable job growth in the country from a short to longer-term perspective. At least under …Read more