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The Business section focuses on companies, entrepreneurs and developers helping cities improve, plus observations about the way we work. Look for insights into key economic trends that affect communities, how business has changed in a region, and what the best places to live are doing to bring in new jobs and residents.
Silicon Prairie, anyone? These unexpected regions are emerging as America's brightest — not to mention affordable and inclusive — tech hubs.
Savannah isn't just a stunning setting for classic novels (and bachelorette parties), it's also home to a thriving art and startup scene.
We asked seven successful founders how they chose where to start their businesses. Their priorities might surprise you.
How much does your life — and your bank account — change when you leave one of the most expensive cities to live a more simple life in a small town?
If you can work from anywhere, why not work from paradise?
From beautiful outdoor spaces to an entrepreneurial culture, here's why people who can work from anywhere are flocking to Colorado.
Tech startups and craft breweries enjoy a mutually beneficial connection — and nowhere is that more apparent than Frederick, MD.
Living in NYC is notoriously expensive. Want easy access to the city without the high price? Check out these affordable alternatives.
If a long commute and high gas prices are getting you down, it could be time for a change of scenery.
More and more people are able to work from anywhere, sparking a massive shift in how — and where — we live.
How much does it really cost to move to New York City? We asked someone who relocated to give us all the details. (And we mean ALL.)
How does moving from a big, expensive city to a smaller, more affordable one really affect your budget and lifestyle? We wanted to know — so we asked.
From relocation money to student loan payments to free land(!), moving to these cities really pays off.
More improvements scheduled as part of Destination Medical Center project
Is it possible to work shorter hours and get paid more? Yes — you just have to know where to look.
Looking for a great city with high-paying STEM jobs? We analyzed more than 2,000 American cities, and these 10 came out on top.
Milwaukee harnessed technology, innovation and a prime lakeside location to become a world leader in the $483 billion water industry. Here's how.
These seven cities offer an unbeatable combination of resume-worthy tech opportunities and a low cost of living.
More and more teachers can't afford to live in their own school districts. These cities (and startups) are finding innovative ways to change that.
With companies scrambling for tech-savvy talent, these coding programs are educating underserved populations — and bridging the gap.
Instead of moving jobs overseas, companies are drawing on talent in small cities and rural areas — and everyone is reaping the benefits.
Faced with a closed mine, collapsed economy and shrinking population, Ajo, Arizona, embraced creativity — and saved itself.
Great job markets, low cost of living – they're the whole package.
Community commits to several improvement projects that make infrastructure a top quality of the region.
Skilled workforce, location advantage build Charlotte USA's manufacturing sector
Foreign-owned manufacturing companies invest in Central Arkansas
Location, cost advantage, workforce drive Maury County's manufacturing sector
Find the best places to work in Tysons and Northern Virginia
U.S. Chamber of Commerce awards Caste Rock four-star accreditation
As the cost of living in big cities skyrockets, fewer job seekers can afford to relocate, let alone put down roots.