Greater Phoenix is the eighth best metro for entrepreneurs in the nation, according to the 2017 Kauffmann Startup Activity Index which tracks startup growth in the U.S. The Grand Canyon State earned the No. 4 spot for state startup activity, just behind California, Texas and Florida
The Kauffman Startup Activity Index focuses on new business creation activity and entrepreneurs engaging in business startup activity. The three main components that comprise the Index include: rate of new entrepreneurs, opportunity share of new entrepreneurs and startup density.
Source: JLL Research; Kauffman Foundation
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Keeley Byer is a market research analyst for the JLL Phoenix office. With four years of market research experience and eight years of commercial real estate technology experience, he continually tracks and analyzing trends affecting the Phoenix Metro commercial real estate market.