According to the social network WalletHub, the Cape Coral-Fort Myers metro area ranks No. 1 for Highest Net Small Business Job Growth. This is based on a careful review of 11 key metrics ranging from small business job growth and industry variety to earnings for employees.
By 2042, the Cape Coral, Fla., metro area is projected to experience the highest population increase, at 103.4 percent! “This reaffirms just how important it is to plan to grow our commercial base,” says Cape Coral Economic Development Director Dana Brunett. “Cape Coral is only 45 percent built out. It is vital that we have a strong plan in place for our future.”
Why do small business owners elect to call Cape Coral their business home? The consistent, top answers we hear are:
- The low cost of doing business
- The high-quality lifestyle
The Cape Coral EDO Team is working hard to help our existing businesses to grow and to attract businesses from around the world that make a good fit in Cape Coral. With rankings like these, we feel that our city is clearly headed in the right direction.
To view WalletHub’s latest report on Best & Worst Cities to Work for a Small Business, go to:
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