Henderson's economy continues to boom, attract national acclaim
Henderson's economy - represented by a diversified group of industries - continues to benefit from its location inside Nevada (considered by Chief Executive magazine among the top 5 states in which to do business) as well as inclusion in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Predominant business sectors in Henderson include: finance, insurance and real estate firms, retail, education, health and social services. Some of the nation's best-known names in business have established facilities in Henderson - including Amica, Levi Strauss and Ocean Spray - as their leaders have recognized the pro-business environment Henderson offers. Premier hotel properties, such as Loews, and Green Valley Ranch Resort, also make up the economic mix in Henderson.
Other business climate acclaim for Nevada, the Las Vegas metropolitan area and Henderson include:
- The 2010 Kosmont-Rose Cost of Doing Business Survey rated Henderson as a "Very Low Cost City," analyzing six types of taxes including business license levies, property tax, sales tax and utility taxes in over 400 cities nationwide.
- The Tax Foundation ranked Nevada among the top 10 states with the most business-friendly tax systems in Fiscal Year 2011.
- Fortune Small Business identified Henderson as one of the Top 100 cities in America to live and launch a business in 2008.