Wanna work from home? Here are the best places for your home office:
CartridgeSave.co.uk (of all people) did a really nice job of selecting the top cities around the world for telecommuters. Here’s a rundown of what they found.
San Francisco, California
Expensive but very well connected. Even the public transit system is developing wireless connections for their riders.
Inexpensive and small business-friendly
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
Family-friendly, good climate, and rich in technology business.
Surrounded by beauty and and a government that wants to keep it that way with support for telecommuting and other green strategies.
Expensive but not as bad as California. Lots of techies around.
One of the least expensive international cities. Bring your telecommuting job with you and enjoy living in a place recently named one of the happiest cities in the entire world.
Home to a number of tech conferences, Phoenix offers lots of leisure activities, and reasonable real estate prices.
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul has the best broadband penetration of any city in the world.
Syracuse, New York
Reasonable real estate and nearness to the hubbub of the Big Apple make this a top pick if you want to work at home.
If it’s peace, quiet, and rugged beauty you’re after, this might be your work from home paradise. Cheap housing makes the deal even better.
One of the most wired cities in the United States. It’s fairly inexpensive and the techie job market is strong.
According to CartridgeSaveU.K., Taipei was one of the first to start dealing with its traffic congestion by encouraging employees to telecommute. It’s goal is to be the world’s first cyber-city.
Argentina is the center of the country’s technology and home to extensive research in both satellite technology and various sciences. It’s a safe city and one where it’s fairly easy to stay wired so you can work.
Once called the one of the best cities for singles, this may be you’re new home if you’re on the scout for a mate as well as a work-at-home job.
Inexpensive and well wired.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
A city that’s looking to make itself a great place for green telecommuting techies.
Mexico City, Mexico
An up-and-coming city in terms of wireless technology.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Voted one of the best places to find a job and most of them are technology-based.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
With lots to do and an emphasis on fitness, this city might help you shed the extra pounds you put on from sitting in front of a computer all day.
Headquarters of Pirate Bay, the world’s largest BitTorrent tracker, this city has a attitude that encourages open source development of products and web services.
For the full story with all the details, go to CartridgeSave.