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North Port ranked #10 best area for job growth

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NORTH PORT (WWSB) - The Suncoast is receiving national recognition for its job growth. Forbes magazine has named North Port, Sarasota and Bradenton as number ten in a list of the best areas for job growth.

North Port has been seeing a 3.6 percent increase in new jobs each year.

The magazine recognizes the construction, retail and healthcare sectors that are flourishing in Florida and North Port.

The list refers to North Port as a metropolitean community that includes Sarasota and Bradenton. It joins four other Florida metropolitan areas including Naples, Cape Coral, and Orlando.