Nashville ranks 10th on 'Forbes' best places for business list

Forbes has named Nashville the 10th best city for business in 2014.

The business publication notes Nashville boasted an average annual job growth of 1.2 percent spanning the past five years. Music City offers a gross metro product of $87 billion, with Forbes projecting an annual GMP growth of 3.4 percent.

Raleigh, North Carolina, tops the list. Similarly, Southeast peer city Charlotte ranks 12th.

In assessing the U.S.’s 200 largest metro areas, the report’s analysts included cost to conduct business, education level of the labor force and unemployment rate. Forbes also ranks the 200 worst places for business.

See the list here.