Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

Press Release – JLL AUCKLAND, 5 February 2016 Auckland has appeared in the top 20 of the worlds most dynamic cities in JLLs latest City Momentum Index (CMI).Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities AUCKLAND, 5 February 2016 – Auckland has appeared in the top 20 of the world’s most dynamic cities in JLL’s latest City Momentum Index (CMI). The city’s ongoing development of the Wynyard Quarter, the proposed City Rail Link and healthy innovation ecosystem are amid several contributing factors that have supported Auckland’s position (20th) among the world’s ‘most sustainable and liveable cities’. JLL’s City Momentum Index (CMI), now in its third year, tracks the speed of change of a city’s economy and commercial real estate market, identifying those cities which have the most dynamic urban economies and are adapting most rapidly to the imperatives of technological and infrastructural transformation. JLL’s report covers 120 major established and emerging business hubs across the globe, the Index measures a city’s short-term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum (over a three-year horizon) in combination with measures of ‘future-proofing’ – whether a city has the essential ingredients to ensure longer-term sustainable momentum in terms of education, innovation and environment. Global Cities Advisor and Chairman for JLL’s Cities Research Center, Greg Clark says, “Auckland has revolutionised its urban form to become an intensifying, innovative city that offers a complete set...

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