Forbes names Portland area 3rd best for "business & careers"


Downtown Portland cranes   Out of 200 cities in the U.S., Forbes magazine has ranked the Portland area as the third best place for business and careers in 2018.
   The region comes in right behind Seattle and Raleigh, North Carolina.
   The metro cities were judged on 14 criteria related to employment, wages, economic growth, the price of doing business, living costs, and educational attainment levels.
   It also looked at other factors such as migration, culture, entertainment activities, and workplace tolerance laws.
   To see where other metro areas ranked, click here