Houston – The City which ranks on Top in every category – No.1 Metro, No.1 Relocation city, Top 10 Newly wed choice of city

We all know Houston weathered the depression storm really well compared to any other city in US. There are lot of diverse business activities which propels the Houston economy and helps to push the city to reach new strides every year. In various recent reports, Houston was part of many top rank lists and here are some of them which we as Houstonians can be proud of.

Ranks No.1 – 2011 Top Metros
The fastest-growing economy in North America is producing more corporate real estate projects than any other city in the U.S.

Greater Houston, which in 2011 secured 195 corporate facility expansion projects, is increasing the size of its metropolitan economy at a rate that leads every other metro area on the continent, according to a new study from the Brookings Institution.

As a result, it’s no surprise that Houston won Site Selection Magazine’s ranking as the No. 1 Large Metro in the U.S. for 2011. America’s fourth-largest city easily beat out second-place Chicago, which garnered 167 facility deals last year.

Houston’s top ranking confirms what many company executives already knew: The largest city in Texas is a great location for business.

To read more, go to SiteSelection.com.

Houston No.1 Relocation Destination City
Houston is the No. 1 U.S. destination city to relocate to for the third year in a row, a report from U-Haul International Inc. shows.

The report, titled “The 2011 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities,” ranks destinations for movers traveling more than 50 miles, U-Haul said in a statement. Data was compiled from more than 1.6 million U-Haul truck transactions in 2011.

To read more, go to bizjournals.com.

Houston Ranks among Top 10 choice of cities to Move by Newly Weds
Rental search site Rent.com has identified 10 metro areas it says are “wonderful places to create a fun and affordable lifestyle” for those just tying the knot. Six are in the South, including three in Texas; two are in the Midwest; and two are in the West. No metro in the Northeast made the list.

The site chose the metros based on availability of rental inventory, cost of living, annual average wages and unemployment rates. After choosing the top 25 markets by rental availability, the site compared the remaining three factors for the metro to national averages, giving unemployment double weight. The 10 resulting metros are not ranked in any particular order.
1.Austin, Texas
2.Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
3.Dallas
4.Kansas City, Mo.
5.Houston
6.Denver
7.Minneapolis
8.Phoenix
9.Washington, D.C.
10.Baltimore

To read more, go to lowes.inman.com.

If you think little bit deeper by connecting the above points, you will be able to discover the broader prospective why Houston make to the top. Houston is THE CITY which provides good business atmosphere for the people to start and grow their business because Texas business encouraging laws and taxes. That in turn brings more job and encourages people to move to the city/around the city and start a new life whether newly wed or already have a family. With new family coming to town, more new communities which is good for the real estate to expand and grow which again improves the economy. It is a cycle and let’s keep the cycle moving so we all can benefit each other.

Don’t hesitate to Take Pride in saying I am a Proud Houstonian & Texan!!

About Vijaianand Thirnageswaram

I am a Proud Realtor of Texas, trying to guide and help clients to find their dream home and educate them to buy them for right price. I am also a Candidate for CFP who has more financial knowledge which allows me share and educate clients in any financial decision making process.

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