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  • Top 10 Cities Americans Are Moving To

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jun 23, 2016
    As reported on Forbes.com, Nashville is one of the top 10 cities Americans are moving to. The study is based on data from Realtor.com plus U.S. Census Bureau information.

    Methodology | Ranking
  • Best States for Retirement

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jun 23, 2016
    Tennessee placed fourth in Kiplinger’s new report, "10 Best States for Retirement in 2016." According to their analysis, every major metro area in the state has lower-than-average living costs — especially for health care and taxes, which are particularly important to seniors. Overall cost of living in Tennessee is 2 percent below the national average.

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  • Most Dynamic U.S. Cities

    by Richard Bradley | Jun 22, 2016
    Nashville has been named to Worth Destinations' list of the most dynamic cities in the U.S. The list is based on research and evaluation of American cities, including the following criteria: civic leadership (e.g. collaboration between the mayor’s office and the chamber of commerce); quality of life (e.g. traffic, climate); business climate (e.g. taxes, zoning); sustainability (e.g. environmental consciousness, green spaces); entrepreneurial community and environment (e.g. VCs, incubators); cultural offerings ...
  • Small Business Friendliness

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jun 15, 2016
    Tennessee earned an A+ for small business friendliness in Thumbtack.com's national survey of small business owners.

    Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey has surveyed thousands of entrepreneurs on the state and local public policies that affect their ability to start, operate, and grow a business. In 2016, more than 12,000 U.S. small business owners participated in the study.

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  • Highest Startup Growth

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jun 15, 2016
    Every year, the Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship ranks the leading U.S. metro areas for entrepreneurship growth. On the 2016 report, Nashville ranks fifth.

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