CNBC: Virginia 3rd best state for business

Published: Jul. 13, 2022 at 11:44 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - CNBC ranks Virginia in the top five among America’s top states for business.

The commonwealth ranks number three, behind North Carolina and Washington state. It scored just over 1,500 points out of a possible 2,500.

The survey ranks states according to 10 categories including workforce, infrastructure, and economy. Each category is weighted based on how frequently states use them as a selling point in economic development.

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