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Michigan Economic Development Corporation and State Celebrate 2003 Rankings

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 17, 2003

Contact: Paul Krepps

Michigan Economic Development Corporation and State Celebrate 2003 Rankings

  • #1 state in the nation for broadband development, according to a TechNet study.
  • #2 in the nation for economic development competitiveness, according to Site Selection magazine.
  • 9th best state in the nation for entrepreneurs, according to the Small Business Survival Committee.
  • MEDC a Top 10 economic development organization for the fifth year in a row, according to Site Selection.
  • #2 in nation for Best Business Climate for the second year in a row, according to Site Selection.
  • 9th in the nation for small tech industry growth, according to Small Times magazine.
  • 7th most business-friendly climate in the nation, by Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc., a firm that offers strategic relocation advice, economic analysis and incentive negotiations for hundreds of companies around the world.