Southwest Florida Ranks in Best Places for Business List

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Forbes included Naples and Cape Coral in its 18th annual list of The Best Places for Business and Careers.

The publication evaluated 401 metropolitan statistical areas and divisions for the list, which featured 200 places total, 18 of them in Florida.

Naples ranked No. 73 overall, but came in at No. 157 for cost of business and No. 128 for job growth. It ranked No. 18 for education.

Cape Coral followed at No. 81 overall, but came in at No. 136 for cost of business and No. 141 for education. The city rounded out the top three places for highest job growth, with a 3.9 projected annual growth through 2018, according to a separate Forbes list

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