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Lower Business Costs Result in High Job Growth

​You can't get much more affordable than Charlotte in comparison to other major metropolitan areas, thanks to the region’s business-friendly tax approach. The largest corporate expenses, labor and rent, both are well below other major markets, making the region an attractive place to expand or relocate operations.

  • Lower cost of doing business than both Dallas and Atlanta.
  • Higher levels of job growth from 2010-2017  than Dallas and Denver.
  • Charlotte experienced over twice the growth of Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and Kansas City.
  • The region added over 227,000 jobs during this period.
  • Doing business in Charlotte is 14% lower than the United States average. ​

Source: JLL Research, Moody's, Bureau of Labor Statistics ​

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