Top Florida Cities According to NBC 6 South Florida

In recent years, business owners in the US have faced significant challenges due to factors such as the COVID-19 pandemic and high inflation. To assist aspiring entrepreneurs, WalletHub has identified the best large US cities to start a business, with many Florida cities making the list.

WalletHub analyzed the startup opportunities available in 100 US cities using 19 key metrics, including the five-year business survival rate, labor costs, and office space affordability. Orlando ranked at the top of the list, with small businesses experiencing rapid growth in the city and a high survival rate for startups as indicated by its rating on the Kauffman Early-Stage Entrepreneurship Index.

South Florida cities like Miami and Hialeah also received favorable rankings, with Miami coming in at fifth place. Factors such as average work week length, growth in the number of small businesses, and job growth contributed to these rankings. Hialeah, Tampa, and Jacksonville also performed well in the business environment category, with Tampa securing second place overall and Jacksonville coming in fourth.

For detailed rankings and analysis, visit WalletHub’s website.

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