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December 1st, 2010 Listed Under: Living Here

Charlotte is the 23rd largest city in the US, with the 24th largest TV market and 10th busiest airport…

It must be List time, because

A national Study shows Charlotte to be  a safer place…less crime per 100,000 residents than 117 major US cities.

CQ Press ranked the 400 largest American Cities based on their crime rates- both violent crime  and property crimes, and Charlotte, ranked 70th in 2008, moved all the way down to 118th, not bad for the 23rd largest city in the US.  Thanks to the Charlotte Observer for reporting this this am- I’m sure we won’t hear about it on local TV news.

Charlotte ranks 8th, on the Daily Finance list of Top Ten Cities for  Telecommuters- yes you can exercise in pajamas and then blog. Actually B of A leads the way here.

Charlote is ranked the 26th “Smartest” city by the Daily Beast- a highly educated workforce is the number 1 reason business’s cite for moving to Charlotte.

Charlotte is the 34th Fittest city according to American Fitness- I run, do you? Calling all bikers- we need to be further up this list!

Charlotte is once again ranked by Site Selection Magazine as one of the Top Ten Economic Development Groups in the Nation- despite the very tough economic times, in 2009 Charlotte landed 53 projects that directly related to the creation of 6563 new jobs, and more than $330M in capital investment in the region.

Site Selection also ranked States, and North Carolina ranked 7th overall.

Charlotte is a business friendly town, in a business friendly state. Come on Down.


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Terry McDonald
I'm the owner/team leader of The McDonald Group at Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered real estate brokers here in Charlotte NC. A transplanted Washinghtonian, my family and I came from the NYC area in 1993.
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