SOURCE: Group C Media

August 30, 2013 09:46 ET

2013 State Rankings Report Now Available on

TINTON FALLS, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 30, 2013) - Business Facilities, a national publication and website focused on site selection and economic development, has released the full list of its 2013 State Rankings on The complete report can be found at

The 9th Annual Rankings Report looks at state rankings across more than 30 categories, including Best Business Climate, Economic Growth Potential, Best Infrastructure and Employment Leaders.

"Texas, our 2012 State of the Year, continued to show dominance across several of our flagship rankings categories, something you would expect from the nation's most dynamic state economy," said Business Facilities Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

"Louisiana has steadfastly executed a diverse growth strategy that is nurturing new high-tech ventures while building on the Pelican State's traditional strength in the oil and gas sectors," Rogers continued. "Meanwhile, the oil boom in North Dakota continues to propel the Peace Garden State to the top of our list of economic powerhouses."

To find out which other states garnered attention in this year's rankings, read the complete report:


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