National publication Area Development reports that a survey of site selection professionals once again ranked Alabama among the top states for business, citing a range of factors that contribute to an inviting growth environment.
Alabama ranks No. 6 overall in the magazine’s 2021 “Top States for Doing Business” analysis, same as the previous year. The showing continues a long run in the survey’s Top 10 that reflects the state’s longstanding emphasis on facilitating economic growth and job creation.
In addition, Alabama earned Top 10 rankings in 10 out of 13 different individual categories in the Area Development survey, spanning the spectrum of critical economic development issues.
“High-performing companies from around the world have discovered that Alabama provides a favorable business environment, a motivated workforce, and a support system that helps foster success,” said Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.