Ranked #1 in Business Friendliness by CNBC

The state of Delaware is the right place and the right size for business. Delaware has a strong, pro-business climate, access to a skilled and highly educated workforce, competitive incentives, advantageous tax structure, and a strategic location with access to potential markets. Little wonder CNBC ranked Delaware #1 in Business Friendliness in its 2013 Top States for Business.

CNBC America's Top States for Business 2013

Often referred to as the “Corporate Capital of the World,“ Delaware continues to be the favored state of incorporation in the United States,

with more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 companies making Delaware their legal home.

The First State is home to leading academic institutions. In fact, the Wilmington region produces patents at more than three times the national average and has the second-highest concentration of PhDs in the United States. Our costs of living and doing business are below the national average.