Cheyenne named No. 1 for Cost of Doing Business in the Nation

Area Developmentmagazine’s Feb. 2004 issue has named Cheyenne, Wyoming the No. 1 location for manufacturing in the category “Cost of Doing Business.”

In the article titled “Hottest Manufacturing Metro Areas,” Area Development (Feb. 2004, pp. 36-40) said the following:

“Cost of Doing Business: The cost of doing business is the quintessential measure for manufacturers when choosing to expand or relocate. MSAs in Wyoming, Kentucky, Oregon and Oklahoma rule the Top 10 with lowest cost of business in the United States.

“Cheyenne and .phper, Wyo., come in at numbers one and two, with a rating of 73.77 and 74.19 percent, respectively.”