Ohio was tops among states in 2011 on Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup ranking. Ohio had nearly 500 projects that met Site Selection’s criteria. Texas, the winner in 2010, was second behind the Buckeye State, with 464 projects.
According to a Dun & Bradstreet analysis of more than 20 million businesses in its database, South Carolina had the highest ratio of in migration of businesses. More than 1,225 businesses located in the state, while 703 moved out, for a net in migration of 1.74 in 2010.