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Gotta Wear Shades! Orlando ranked #2 for future job growth

Tuesday, November 14, 2017  
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Orlando has landed in the second-place spot atop FORBES’ list of best cities for future job growth, with an anticipated 3.2 percent expansion compared to a 1.2 percent expansion for the typical U.S. metro in the coming year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., claimed the number-one position.

Two other Florida cities, North Port and Jacksonville, made it into the top 10.
FORBES cited the $60 billion tourism industry as the primary driver of Orlando’s economy, along with booming tech and healthcare/life sciences industries.

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10 Best Cities for Future Job Growth

1. Myrtle Beach, S.C.
2. Orlando, Fla.
3. Las Vegas, Nev.
4. Provo, Utah
5. North Port, Fla.
6. Reno, Nev.
7. Jacksonville, Fla.
8. Ocala, Fla.
9. Raleigh, N.C.
10. McAllen, Tex.

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