Tallahassee ranked as 5th best real estate market in US and top 100 to do business

Who would have thought that Tallahassee could go from being named the pot-smoking capital of the US to one of the best places in the country to do business? Yes, it is true -- and not for the reasons that the previous outlandish award might suggest.

An article posted in the Democrat identified several independent surveys that named Tallahassee as a great place to live, invest and work.

"According to Area Development magazine, Tallahassee's position got a boost from moving up on two key lists. It was No. 88 (up from No. 129 in 2009) in the Milken Institute's Best Performing Cities 2010 list and No. 16 (up from No.46 in 2010) in Newgeography's Best Cities for Job Growth survey.."