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.
Given the doldrums in the job market and tepid consumer demand following the economic downdraft that began in late 2007, it’s a minor miracle that any state showed an upturn in retail jobs, let alone six of them.
Ross Perot Jr. says the Lone Star State has created as one of the best environments in the world in which to do business, and he credited the favorable regulatory and tax environment as the primary reasons companies want to move to and invest in Texas. “