D.C. Best City for Business: MarketWatch

Region praised for job growth, income


D.C. topped MarketWatch’s list of best cities for business for the second straight year.

The study comparing 102 cities considered how much business is concentrated in a region and whether those businesses boost the local economy.

Washington was praised for job growth and personal income.

The nation’s capital has it all: a plentiful supply of companies large and small, a strong economy, low jobless rates and, of course, a huge governmental infrastructure to lean on during the hard times. For some companies it helps to have the world’s most powerful government in your backyard.

Boston; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis-St. Paul; and Omaha, Neb., rounded out the Top 5.

Contact Us