Kentucky makes big jump in business climate rankings

Kentucky has its highest showing ever on Site Selection magazine’s 2015 Business Climate Ranking. The state is ranked in third place, up from eighth place last year, according to a news release from Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s office.

Half of the Business Climate Ranking is based on a survey of corporate site selectors who are asked to rank the states based on their recent experience of locating facilities in them, according to the Site Selection report. The other half is based on an index of seven criteria, including new projects, new facilities and tax burdens. Read More