Access, affordability: 54% more physicians, 48% more hospital beds per capita than U.S. average.
Strength, skills: Workforce of .5 million skilled in advanced manufacturing, aerospace, IT and more.
Multi-modal, global: Air, rail, interstate and highway, with port access to Mississippi River.
Quality of Place:
Certified satisfaction: Kiplinger’s #1 Best Place to Live among the U.S. metro areas under one million.
Peak productivity: #1 Highest Manufacturing Employment in the South.