By Jim Melwert

CHESTER COUNTY, P.A. (CBS) —  The second installment in what’s becoming an annual snapshot of the business climate in Chester County.

The survey is called “Take the Pulse.”

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Mike Grigalonis is the COO of the Chester County Economic Development Council.

“We call it that purposely because we’re not digging real deep, we’re just trying to get a real high level look at might be some of the issues we need to focus in on,” he said.

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One of the survey questions: why locate a business in Chester County, CCEDC’s Mary Frances McGarrity says what called “quality of place” remains high on that list.

“Corporate, community, culture, open-space, preservation, all those things are key to what goes into ‘Quality of Place’,” she said.

This year’s survey results said 92-percent believe the business climate in Chester County is improving or stable.

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Location and access to markets remains a positive, and the negatives in the study: a lack of public transportation and traffic congestion.