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San Francisco Wins Title for World’s ‘Most Dynamic City’

Even cities have beauty contests. In one such recent judging, San Francisco led the globe as the “most dynamic city,” according to the City Momentum Index from commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

The company just debuted the index, which looks at “strong short term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum and longer term foundations for success.”

“The true foundation of highly dynamic cities emerges from such factors as speed of innovation and creation of cutting-edge businesses along with new building construction, property price movement and investment in real estate from cross-border investors and corporations,” said Jeremy Kelly, JLL’s director of global research.

Read more: San Francisco Business Times San Francisco crowned world’s ‘most dynamic city’