Raleigh named among top 5 places for business success in 2014

Raleigh has been named one of the “top U.S. cities for business prosperity in 2014” by online publication Business Review USA.

Business Review ranks the City of Oaks No. 3 on its list, saying Raleigh, North Carolina has always caught the eye of entrepreneurs, due to a highly educated workforce and high quality family life.  Of course, Research Triangle Parkalso brings a lot to the table.

The area also boasts an impressive education system, with the likes of Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina in the immediate to surrounding area.  High research produces a nice pool of graduates that can boost local businesses looking to grow.

Des Moines, Iowa ranked No. 1 on the list with Austin, Texas ranking No. 2. and San Francisco, Ca. and Pittsburgh, PA 4th and 5th.

These five cities should certainly be a great source for businesses looking for interesting opportunities in 2014.