Economic Development

Whether it's new business development or expanding business and industry, doing business is made easy when working with the Springfield and Ozark Partnership for Economic Development. We're a top location, rated highly for our tax climate, livability factors and growth in jobs and population.

For the 4th year in a row, Forbes magazine has ranked Springfield in the top 50 Best Places for Business and Careers. In the 2010 list, Springfield ranked 42nd out of 200 U.S. metropolitan areas, placing it in the top 25% based on cost of doing business, project job growth and education attainment.