Chief Executive magazine ranks Virginia fourth-best state for business
- May 17, 2010
Chief Executive magazine ranked Virginia No. 4 on its annual Best and Worst States for Business listing. Virginia was ranked No. 7 on the list last year.
Virginia followed Texas, North Carolina and Tennessee as the best states for business.
The survey asked 651 CEOs to rank their experience with each state based on taxes and regulation, quality of work force and living environment.
The listing is one of Virginia’s many top rankings on business-friendly lists. For the past four years, it has topped Forbes.com’s annual list of Best States for Business.