A National Site selection publication (Area Development) ranks Indiana among the top 5 in the nation for doing business. This publication has been in existence since 1965 and has 42,000 executive subscribers. This ranking is derived from location consultants who work with nationwide clientele making choices in 12 categories such as:
Business environment: cost of doing business, incentives, business friendliness, corporate tax environment.
Labor climate: availability, cost, work force development programs
Infrastructure/global access: rail & highway, certified sites and shovel ready, utility rates, access to global market
Economy: leading the way in recovery
Indiana shares the top 5 with Texas, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina. The top 5 states were mentioned in at least 8 out of the 12 categories.
You can see the full reports at www.areadevelopment.com/top-states