Illinois near the top of the list for business growth

By Gary Brode | gbrode@wcia.com

Published 02/02 2014 08:40PM

Updated 02/03 2014 06:11PM

NATIONAL -- Illinois is one of the top states in business growth. Career Builder and Economic Modeling Specialists say the Land of Lincoln ranks third in growth of business establishments.

Illinois had 18,000 new businesses from 2009 - 2012; a 5% increase during that time. Illinois leads the Midwest in new jobs created since May.

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