Harrisburg ranks among top 10 cities for business
CPBJ Reports: Harrisburg ranked ninth in the U.S. on a financial information and news website’s Best Cities for Business list.Marketwatch.com included 102 cities in its annual survey. Scores are based on the concentration of businesses within a metro area and other metrics, including unemployment, job growth, population growth, personal income and local gross domestic product. Total scores are made up by company score and economic score for each city.Harrisburg jumped 25 spots on the list this year with the help of metrics included in the survey, the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corp. said yesterday. The city ranked in the top third of cities surveyed in tourism and military GDPs, and it ranked among the top 10 cities with the highest personal income levels.Harrisburg benefits from being a small city with a few influential companies in its backyard, according to marketwatch.com.