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One of the most important things you'll do when starting your business is to pick where to setup shop. You want to find a place that offers business resources but also the lifestyle and culture that you want. The below list breaks down 30 cities across the United States into three different categories based on the population of the cities. Then Under30CEO readers were asked to vote on the locations they thought were the best places for a new company to open shop based on local resources, culture, atmosphere and overall appeal to a young twenty-something. Did your city make the cut?
Medium Cities: Population 250,000 - 500,000
4. Kansas City, MO
Did you know there was a Silicon Prairie? Well maybe not, but Kansas City is at the heart of entrepreneurship in the Midwest. The city is the headquarters of many major companies like Sprint, H&R Block, AMC Theaters, Applebee's and more. Kansas City is also home to the largest foundation for entrepreneurs in the world, the Kauffman Foundation.
Pat Murfey, CCIM, specializes in Commercial Properties with Kansas City based real estate brokerage Evergreen Real Estate Services. Pat can be reached at 913-951-8402 or Pat@KCEvergreen.com.
Kevin Tubbesing, CCIM, is a Principal with Kansas City based real estate brokerage Evergreen Real Estate Services. He can be reached at 913-562-5608 or Kevin@KCEvergreen.com.