America’s Best Cities For Global Trade

City of Holland Named One of America’s Best Cities for Global Trade, Best Small Market

HOLLAND, MICHIGAN
Population: 33,543
Unemployment rate: 2.5 percent
Sales tax: 6 percent
It may not be a surprise to you that a place whose nickname is “The Tulip City” wound up second on a list of the most beautiful small towns in America. It may surprise you that this town you may never have heard of appears so high on myriad other lists related to business, whether it’s based on the cost of doing business, which is relatively low, to the enthusiasm of those who drive the town’s business environment, which is decidedly high. Holland has also been named one of the best places to start a business and one of the best to raise a family.