Commercial Development Integral to World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

Commercial real estate is a key driver to the success of the world’s premier cities. Jones Lang LaSalle, a global real estate investment firm, finds that Shanghai, London, New York and San Francisco are among the urban areas worldwide that demonstrate the combination of strong short term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum and longer term foundations for success. Jones Lang LaSalle’s new City Momentum Index measures “the dynamism in infrastructure, connectivity and innovation that we believe will be steering many investment and location decisions in the future,” according to a company press release. “However, investors and corporates should note that high momentum can pose both risk and opportunity.” Read the press release to see the complete list of 20 top cities.