JLL: Seattle in overall 13th place in City Momentum Index (CMI) ranking

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In its third annual City Momentum Index (CMI) ranking, Jones Lang LaSalle found that Seattle was the city that, overall, has the 13th most dynamic urban economy and that is adapting most rapidly to technological and infrastructural transformation. The CMI analysis considers 37 variables across 10 topics in relation to socio-economic momentum, commercial real estate momentum and ‘high-value incubators (higher education facilities, patent applications etc.). Transformational projects and policies underway in Seattle that were highlighted by JLL included the extension of the Amazon Campus into the Denny Triangle district, as well as the construction of the Global Innovation Exchange facility for the University of Washington and Tsinghua University.

Source : January 2016/JLL/Seattle/OFF