The city of Cullman in the state of Alabama has been named as one of the top sites for economic growth in the United States.
Many retail and industrial projects have been rising up in the region and more are going to be announced. The community of Cullman is rated as number 3 on the site selections “Top U.S. Micropolitan’s for New and Expanded Facilities”.
The other regions that were on the site selection list include Wooster, Ohio & Mooresville, North Carolina. There were also nearly 576 communities that were nominated for the top sites for economic growth.
An Agency Director for Economic Development in Cullman announced that the staff was excited about being placed as number 3 and that they look forward to attaining the number one spot for the next year.
The region of Cullman also received other top rankings for being the number one area that recovered efficiently from the recent tornado disaster. Cullman is also ranked as number 6 for being an area that is ideal for manufacturing businesses. Cullman was ultimately on two categories this year which is a hallmark for the community. In the year 2011, Cullman had nearly $159 million dollars invested in the local industry which created nearly 700 brand new jobs.
The Agency Director of the EDC was proud of each industry leader and pointed out that Cullman needed the good news because of the storm that devastated the region. The Mayor of Cullman whose name is Max Townson elaborates on how he hopes that the area can continue its rise by becoming an ideal destination for many families and businesses. The Mayor finally states that he wants the region of Cullman to be the number one destination for industry, recreation and retail.
Overall, the announcement of Cullman as a top region of economic growth is positive news for the community.