Site Selection magazine recently released its list of top business climate rankings (again NC is #1). Take a look down towards the bottom on the factors executives rank as most important to them when choosing a location.
"Availability of Incentives" is #5.
A well trained workforce, regulations, taxes, and availability of land all rank ahead of incentives.
Imagine the amount of economic activity we could generate if we stopped giving away tax money and incentives and lowered the corporate tax rate for all companies…