The Milken Institute ranked Auburn No. 17 on its list of the 2021 Best-Performing Small Cities in the U.S. Auburn was ranked the second-highest of three Alabama cities that were listed in the top 50. The Milken Institute's Best-Performing City index tracks the economic performance of about 400 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas.
The City of Auburn will host its next START IN AUBURN entrepreneurial event, Strategic Planning for Small Businesses, on March 4. A strategic plan is crucial for businesses, especially in challenging and unprecedented times like those we are currently experiencing. Dr. LaKami Baker will provide insight and guidance to develop a strategic plan to help businesses grow.