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This story appears in the October 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Anthony Helmstetter went to in Phoenix, and when it was time to start his business, that's where he--like many others--returned. In Phoenix, the co-founder of saw a sustained boom creating an environment ripe for small business. "When you have people coming in, that creates demand for products and services," says Helmstetter, 43. "A lot of people are bringing their dollars into the Phoenix area."

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