Springfield: Great for Business, According to Recent Forbes List| 5 years ago
Springfield, Missouri came in at no.1 on Forbes’ list of 7 Cities You Didn’t Expect To Be Great For Business.
With a low cost of doing business and a stable tax environment, well-known companies including Bass Pro Shops and O’Reilly Auto Parts were founded, grown and are still headquartered to this day in Springfield. In fact, this isn’t the first time Forbes has recognized Springfield for it’s business-friendly environment. Springfield has consistently ranked in the top 40 for cost of doing business in Forbes’ list of Best Places for Business and Careers each year, and was most recently recognized as No. 4 among top U.S. metro areas for startup growth.