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Bengaluru bags 12th position in the list of world's top 20 tech-rich cities

Hina Fatima Khan | Updated on: 8 July 2015, 19:33 IST

Reinforcing the city's status of being one of India's premier technology centres, Bengaluru's figures at number 12 in the Top 20 technology-rich cities globally. This is according to a survey conducted by global property consultant firm, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). Bengaluru has helped India debut on the 'City Momentum Index' Top 20 list, an annual survey carried out by JLL globally.London, San Jose and Beijing make it to the top three cities on the list.What sets it apart?Investments in infrastructure such as the metro and a bus rapid transport system on the outer ring road and rise in FDI projects have contributed to strong economic growth, which is expected to reach 8 per cent this year and make Bengaluru among the fastest-growing major cities in the world.Good economic growth, presence of startups and adequate supply of prime office space are some of the factors that have contributed to make Bengaluru's strong performance in the survey.

First published: 8 July 2015, 19:33 IST
 
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