Huntsville Media Accolades

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The Huntsville-Madison County area has been recognized by various leading publications and surveys as the premier place to rear a family, establish and grow a business, and to work. A sample of Huntsville´s recent headlines include:

  • Huntsville named one of the Leading Places to Retire ? CNN/Money, September 2011
  • Huntsville ranks as the nation´s 3rd largest aerospace and defense manufacturing hubs
  • Huntsville named one of Forbes Top 20 Leading Metros for Business ? Forbes, July 2011
  • Huntsville named one of the Top 5 Small Cities of the Future in North & South America ? fDI Magazine, April 2011
  • Strong growth propels Huntsville to Alabama´s 2nd largest metropolitan area ? 2010 Census, February 2011
  • Huntsville´s Concentration of High Tech Workers is 2nd in the nation to only to San Jose´s Silicon Valley ? TechAmerica Foundation, December 2010
  • Huntsville recognized as one of the country´s leading Hotbeds for High-Tech Growth ? Area Development, December 2010
  • Huntsville names one of the Top 3 Best Performing Cities in the Country ? Milken Institute, November 2010
  • Huntsville named one of the country´s Top 10 Most Attractive Metros for Business ? Area

Development, September 2010

  • Huntsville named one of the nation´s Top 10 Best Places to Retire ? CNN Money, September 2010
  • The City of Huntsville receives Standard and Poor´s highest possible "AAA" bond rating for strength of the local economy ? Standard and Poor´s, January 2009 and August 2010
  • Huntsville named one of the country´s Top 10 Cities for Raising Families ? Kiplinger´s, August 2010
  • Huntsville cited as America´s New Federal City ? Government Executive, August 2010
  • Huntsville recognized as the nation´s leading Small City with Big Opportunities ? Entrepreneur, July 2010
  • Huntsville named one of the nation´s most affordable cities ? CNN Money, July 2010
  • Huntsville ranks No. 1 nationally for employment growth ? Moody´s, April 2010
  • Huntsville cited as a one of five Communities Leading the Economic Recovery ? USA Today, April 2010
  • Huntsville was named one of the country´s Top 10 Places to Live ? Relocate-America.com, April 2010, May 2008
  • Forbes names Huntsville one of the nations´ Top 10 Places for Business and Careers ? Forbes, April 2010
  • Huntsville was named one of the Top 10 Smartest Cities in the World ? Forbes, December 2009
  • Huntsville was rated the country´s Highest Ranking Metro for Risk Adjusted Return ? Moody´s Economy.com, November 2009
  • BusinessWeek names Huntsville the Second Best Recovering Job Market ? BusinessWeek, November 2009
  • Huntsville was named the Country´s Top Mid-Sized City to Launch and Grow a Business ? Fortune Small Business, November 2009
  • Huntsville Ranks 4th Among America´s 20 Strongest Building Markets ? BusinessWeek, September2009
  • Huntsville was named one of the nation´s Top 10 Places for Tech Jobs ? U.S. News & World Report, September 2009
  • Huntsville was named one of the Top 5 Best Cities for Recession Recovery ? Forbes, July 2009
  • Huntsville was named nation´s Best City in 2009 ? Kiplinger´s Magazine, July 2009
  • Huntsville was named one of Money Magazine´s Top 6 Places to Find a Job ? Money Magazine, May 2009
  • Huntsville was named one of the Country´s Top 5 Cities for Defense Jobs ? Forbes, April 2009
  • Huntsville was named the country´s Leading Metro for Consumer Lending Growth ? Wall Street Journal, March 2009
  • Huntsville was named one of 10 Great Cities for Salary Growth ? Yahoo!hotjobs, January 2009
  • Madison County was named the country´s Best Place to Live to Weather the Economy ? Forbes,November 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of the Top 50 Best Places to raise children in the U.S. ? BusinessWeek, November 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of the Top 5 locations in the U.S. for aerospace companies ? Expansion Solutions, October/November 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of the Country´s "10 Best Cities for Job-Seeking Retirees" ? U.S. News & World Report ? September 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of the Top 5 Cities for Job Opportunities ? SmartMoney.com, September 2008
  • Huntsville was named the Number One Mid-Market in the South ? Southern Business Development Magazine, June 2006 and August 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of America´s Top 5 Mid-Sized Cities for Doing Business ? Inc.com, July 2008
  • Huntsville is one of the Country´s Top 10 Technology Cities, Ranking 3rd in the Country for Concentration of Technology Workers ? Cybercities 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of America´s Leading Greenest Cities ? Poplar Science, March 2008
  • Forbes Projects Huntsville to be one of the Fastest Growing Metros in the Country ? Forbes Magazine, January 2008
  • Huntsville was named one of America´s Top 5 Technology Cities ? Computerworld, October 2007
  • Huntsville was named one of the country´s Top Adventure Towns ? National Geographic Adventure, September 2007
  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville ranks among the top ten percent of business schools in thecountry ? U.S. News & World Report, September 2007
  • Huntsville was named one of the country´s Top 10 Metros for Business Vitality ? Wall Street Journal, June 2007
  • Huntsville was named one of America´s Top 5 Cities for Professional Workers ? Kiplinger´s Personal Finance, June 2007
  • Huntsville is one of the country´s Top 10 Metros for Scientists and Engineers ? Expansion Management Magazine, May 2007
  • Huntsville was named one of Forbes´ Leading Cities for Business ? Forbes Magazine, May 2005 & May 2007
  • Huntsville was named the #1 Small City of the Future ? Foreign Direct Investment Magazine, April 2007

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