Nashville's quality of life, affordability, job-creation rate and vibrancy have resulted in positive national coverage for our city. Here are a few of our favorite recent rankings.America's Friendliest Cities
Nashville is in the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure's America's Friendliest Cities ranking. Music City has long been a favorite destination for Travel + Leisure readers, who have voted the city a top destination for foodies, live music, girlfriend getaways, barbecue, festivals, people-watching and affordability over the past several years.Cities Creating the Most Tech Jobs
With 68 percent tech industry job growth between 2004 and 2014, Nashville comes in at No. 8 in Forbes' survey of cities creating the most tech jobs. The study was based on employment data from the nation’s 52 largest metropolitan statistical areas.
The 10 Best Markets for First-Time Homebuyers
With an average down payment of $21,104, Nashville was No. 2 on MSN Money's list of the best markets for first-time homebuyers.
Men's Journal magazine listed Nashville No. 2 on its list of top 10 "cities where life is good," citing Music City's quality of life, construction boom, thriving tech scene and affordability.