Everyone’s raving about our state climbing the charts in terms of business expansion. Local entrepreneurs can vouch that there are numerous reasons why Hoosier companies are finding success. From statewide traditions and sports franchises to advantageous tax policies, Indiana’s Top 100 gives not five, not ten, but 100 reasons why Indiana should be the place to start your business. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation hosts an interactive site for you to learn something new about your own state.
Here are some of our favorites:
#2) Indiana’s life sciences sector is burgeoning, baby! From 2002 to 2009, nearly 9,000 new jobs were added to this $44 billion sector. That’s an increase of more than 21%.
#22) Shhhh! We’re incubating! The Purdue Research Park is the largest university-affiliated incubation complex in the country.
#46) Ladies and gentlemen, start your business! Kiplinger calls Indianapolis one of the 10 best cities in the country to do just that.
#100) We keep productivity up by keeping taxes down! In recent years, Indiana has cut property taxes by more than 30 percent and corporate income taxes by nearly 25 percent.
Have anything to add? Don’t hesitate to click online and leave a comment or a picture. We all know there are absolutely more than 100 reasons why Indiana is a fantastic place.