Virginia receives high marks for business

POSTED: 7:18 AM Sep 26 2013   UPDATED: 5:44 PM Sep 26 2013

Virginia is for lovers and apparently, for businesses too!

Forbes Magazine has ranked the Commonwealth in the top spot for best states for business.

Virginia finished in the top five in four of the study's six categories.

The Forbes ranking considers states' business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects and quality of life.

According to the magazine, Virginia diverse economy, strong workforce and pro-business regulatory framework propelled it to the number one spot.