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Des Moines Ranked #1 for Business and Careers by Forbes

Des Moines Ranked #1 for Business and Careers by Forbes
Posted on Thursday, August 8, 2013 by Businessolver Team

Forbes announced this week that Des Moines, Iowa had been placed at the top of their list for Best Places for Business and Careers. We here at Businessolver are delighted that our thriving metropolis and capital city has topped all others, confirming what we already know — Des Moines is the best place for us to grow and innovate.

Forbes cited Des Moines’ low business costs and highly educated workforce driving our top 2 industries: Insurance and Health Care. Businessolver is proud to be part of the metro’s “strong foothold in insurance” as we invest in our community and create job growth through our consistent 30% employee growth year over year.

Fellow technology companies are also realizing Des Moines’ potential. Facebook, Google and Microsoft are all expanding in Iowa. We are heavy hitters in the start up and technology world, gaining us popularity as the Silicon Prairie.

This year, Des Moines was also ranked #2 for strongest local economy and jobs and #1 City for Young Professionals in 2011. The capital and the metro area consistently places in the top five on lists related to jobs, growth, and families.

Thrive on, central Iowa economy! Businessolver is ready to live up to #1.

Read the full article on Forbes here