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Thursday, October 15, 2009

CNN - Peoria One of the Best Places to Start a Business



CNN Money Magazine find that Peoria is one of the best places to start a business.


We all knew that already, of course, but it is nice to have the national media tell the world.

If you want to start or expand your business in Peoria, please give us a call.






Congratulations and thanks to all who worked so hard to help us reach this enviable reputation.


Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Caught in the Middle



From Site Selector Magazine



A native son with a global perspective delivers a blunt yet optimistic assessment of the Midwest's future as an economic engine.



According to the article, the book is quoted:



"Peoria is doing all the right things."

"There is the feeling there of being
in a place with a future."

That is the kind of quote from a book that we like.



We agree with the quote.

So, please buy the book.

And take a look at Site Selection On Line Magazine

http://www.siteselection.com



Tuesday, September 22, 2009

PEORIA - MIGHTY MICRO CITY




PEORIA RANKED NUMBER 16
FOR MIGHTY MICRO CITIES


Next Generation Consulting (NGC): "Young knowledge workers said that where they lived was more important than where they worked. Furthermore, Census figures indicate that from 1990 to 2000, only a handful of cities had a net in-migration of young knowledge workers, while 90 percent of America’s cities suffered a net loss. In other words, cities that can attract and retain these highly mobile young knowledge workers will reap economic gains.

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Congratulations and Thanks to Everyone who helped make this happen.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009


Inc.com, the Daily Resource for Entrepreneurs, has given Peoria it's highest rating in Illinois, substantially higher than our major competitors. We moved up from #67 to #21 on Inc. Magazine’s 2008 Best Cities to do Business for Midsize Cities, and ranked #83 in Overall Cities, up 125 spots from #208 last year.

http://www.inc.com/bestcities/2008/bestlimited.html?size=2&year=2008&display=30

http://www.inc.com/bestcities/2008/best.html?size=0&year=2008

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Peoria jumped from #68 to #42 on the Milken Institute index of best cities in America. The Best-Performing Cities index measures U.S. metropolitan areas to find the most successful at job creation and retention, the quality of jobs being produced, and overall economic performance.

http://www.milkeninstitute.org/


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Peoria Housing up 7.2% while the nation went down 7.7% - first quarter of 2008 compared to first quarter of 2007.

http://money.cnn.com/2008/05/12/real_estate/Q12008_home_prices/index.htm?postversion=2008051415

http://cityofpeoria.blogspot.com/2008/08/downtown-peoria-creative-class-hiring.html

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National Geographic Adventure magazine picked Peoria as one of its 50 next great American adventure towns in which to live and play. To create the list, the magazine searched for 'innovative towns that aren't just prime relocation spots now, but also smart choices for the future. 

http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/2008/09/weekend-getaways/best-places-to-live/central-text

http://www.hoinews.com/news/story.aspx?id=178536



What are you waiting for? 

Move your businesss and home to PEORIA 

Such a Deal!!

Contact 


Craig Hullinger   Hullingerc@gmail.com

309 494 8639

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City Planner, Colonel, Marine Corps Reserve Retired, Vietnam Vet, married to Beth Ruyle