Verizon Stock – Rowlett ranked in Top 50 Best Small Cities to Start a Business – Blue Ribbon News
ROWLETT, TX (May 5, 2021) – On April 27, 2021, Go.Verizon.com released its “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business” report. In that report, Rowlett is ranked as the #44 best small city for small businesses in the U.S.
Go.Verizon.com examines six metrics to determine the ranking that include:
- Education level of the local workforce
- In-city commute times
- Income per capita
- Broadband access
- Availability of S(BA) loans
- Overall tax friendliness
“All of the small cities who made our ranking are leaders whom other small cities can look to for inspiration,” Clayton Tarantino, a small business expert for Go.Verizon.com said.
Michael Gallops, President/CEO of the Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center said, “It was exciting to receive the news that Rowlett has been recognized like this and we are grateful for it, but we aren’t surprised. We know Rowlett is a great place for any business. We have everything a business needs to be successful and we’re proud of it.”
According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses are more than 99% of all businesses in the US, employ nearly half of the nation’s private workforce, and create more new jobs than large businesses combined.
For the full report from Go.Verizon: https://go.verizon.com/resources/the-best-small-cities-to-start-a-small-business/
Submitted press release by Rowlett Chamber of Commerce, edited for publication in Blue Ribbon News.
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