Three Michigan cities have been ranked among the best cities for small businesses, according to a report by Verizon Business.
Southfield topped the list at #4, Rochester Hills came in #8 and Novi at #36.
Verizon used data from the U.S. Census and financial overviews from cities across the country to compile the list.
Researchers based their rankings off these six metrics:
- Education levels of local workforce
- In-city commute times
- Income per capita
- Broadband access
- Availability of SBA loans
- Tax friendliness
Read the full report here .