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NC ranked second best business climate

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Ease of transportation is one of the things considered in ranking North Carolina as the second best business climate in the country. According to a recent survey done by development counselors international, North Carolina ranks behind Texas as the most desirable business climate. Executives cite a strong labor market, low operating costs, and a pro-business climate as the main influences on their rankings. Billy King of Wilmington Industrial Development says businesses can take advantage of those same qualities right here in the Cape Fear area. "I think our diversity in the size and the types of businesses that we help recruit and help expand has served our region very well," said King. The survey says the perception about a location's business climate often plays a crucial role in site selection, and where companies invest money and create jobs. For the last 10 years, North Carolina has ranked in the top five business climates.

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when you are offered millions to come here I am sure it is a desireable place to move a company.

Low operating costs? of

Low operating costs? of course it is when you pay your employees nearly half of what other people in the same field are making. Low operating costs is a politically correct term for cheap labor. the people who live here know better. but hey, businesses are going to pay only what people are willing to work for. As far as a strong labor market goes, how many industries do you really see in this town? when you have to eat, you have to take what you can get. And speaking of labor market, how much of that labor is actually coming from people here? So sick of surveys, they prove nothing and like statistics, can be made to say what you want them to say.