Dane County ranks No. 1 in state for incoming investments 

An annual study from SmartAsset ranking places with the most incoming investments placed Dane County first in Wisconsin. Its incoming investment index was 34.46. 

Dane County also ranked first in the state for new building permits, at 15.9 per 1,000 homes. Its business growth was 0.2%, which ranked 12th statewide. 

The county’s incoming investments ranked 466th nationwide.