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Cities with strong links to the global economy will have a distinct advantage over those that take a more insular view. Even second-tier players are becoming “global cities” by examining their unique competitive advantages, then implementing policies that attract additional global trade and investment.
In This Issue
Global real estate practitioners typically think about the luxury markets of global cities, but the other side of the coin is urban poverty.
Companies and real estate firms publish lists of global cities focusing on niche industries, quality-of-life, or fold many factors into a single ranking.
The Global Cities Initiative is designed to help metropolitan areas strengthen their economies and become more competitive in the global marketplace.
New data from realtor.com® International offers comprehensive reporting of the true market interest of global buyers searching in the United States.
According to the United Nations, the world’s urban population is expected to increase by 380 million people by 2020.