On behalf of Commerce Lexington Inc., its 1,800 members, and the Bluegrass business community, I would like to welcome you to one of the best cities in the world. Whether you’re visiting here for the weekend or in the process of relocating for business, retirement, or to attend one of the area’s many colleges and universities, you’ll find Lexington residents accommodating, friendly and eager to tell you about our exceptional quality of life.
From exceptional schools to a diverse economy and well-educated workforce to its stronghold as a regional healthcare center and the nearly billion dollars in development you’ll see going on downtown, the “buzz” about Lexington is real and stretches around the world. The area continues to pile up highly coveted economic rankings from some of the most notable publications and survey organizations.
A SAMPLING OF RECENT RANKINGS FOR LEXINGTON/BLUEGRASS:
#1 among the Top Ten Mid-Sized Counties in the Fourth Economy Community Index (2011)
#1 among the Best Cities for Finding a Job (Forbes, 2011)
#4 among the Best Places for Business & Careers (Forbes, 2011)
#6 among the Best Cities for College Graduates (The Daily Beast, 2011)
#6 among Best Value Cities (Kiplinger, 2011)
#9 among the 25 Best Retirement Places (Forbes, 2011)
#25 among America's 50 Best Cities (BusinessWeek, 2011)
Among the 100 Best Communities for Young People (America's Promise Alliance, 2011)
Lexington has been labeled a great place for business, women, families, young singles, access to healthcare, men, retirees, and a true housing bargain. And, the list goes on and on. To find out more about our wonderful city or how we can assist your business, visit www.CommerceLexington.com or contact us at (859) 226-1600.
Robert L. Quick, CCE
President & CEO
Commerce Lexington Inc.
Greater Lexington (KY) Chamber of Commerce