Our home town Las Cruces, New Mexico's was #10 on the list, published by:
The report states "The town became popular during the new millennium with retirees seeking good weather and a lower cost of living, and the city grew from 52 to 77 square miles between 1999 and 2009.
The famous White Sands Missile Range is just up the road, but what really sets the town apart is the $200 million spaceport that, unlike other spaceports on our list, is already built. The first flight is scheduled to depart sometime this year."
To read the full report, go online to http://www.creditdonkey.com/where-future.html
Not only are we a "City of the Future," but we have been recognized by Ernst & Young as the #1 place in the West for Manufacturers.
The New Mexico Economic Development Department reported that a newly released study completed by Ernst & Young ranks New Mexico as the best state in the West for manufacturing. To view the full report, click here.
The New Mexico Jobs Package that passed in the 2013 Legislature helped move New Mexico to the most competitive state in the West for manufacturers! New Mexico now has the lowest effective tax rate for manufacturers in the West.
The New Mexico Economic Development Department is experiencing an increase in job creators looking to relocate in New Mexico, and several existing businesses have since expanded their operations here as a result of the friendlier business environment.
Please feel free to share this report. Tell your family and friends. This is great news! New Mexico and Las Cruces are creating an environment for opportunity and success for New Mexicans and New Mexico entrepreneurs.