HQ Factors Part 4: Cost of Living

The cost of living differences between areas such as metropolitan New York or Los Angeles versus alternative headquarters locations such as Nashville, Tennessee can be dramatic. This factor enters into the decision in a number of ways, including the ability to relocate key employees, attract new employees, and in overall salary and wage scale planning.  The map below shows the Cost of Living Index for major metropolitan areas across the country.

Stay tuned for the fifth factor in our eight-part HQ factors series, Cost of Doing Business.

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