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TOP place for careers & business

When you live and do business in Greater Des Moines (DSM), it's easy to see why it's ranked as a Top 10 Best Place for Business and Careers (Forbes, 2016). In addition to an 15 percent lower cost of doing business, Des Moines is one of the fastest-growing metros in the country and, compared to Midwest peers, is among the highest in employment growth and gross metro product growth. New and existing businesses have access to the resources they need to thrive.

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Live, work, play in DSM USA

Young professionals, families and empty nesters all call Greater Des Moines (DSM) home. Ranked as the #2 Most Affordable Place to Live (U.S. News & World Report, 2016), Des Moines offers excellent opportunities for all of its residents. If you're looking for a vibrant, community-minded region where locals are connected to the heart of the city, look no further. Learn more about what makes Des Moines ideal for both residents and businesses.