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Birmingham has been ranked one of the top 10 Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future, according to fDi Magazine.
The Magic City landed at No. 9 on the list’s 2019-2020 ranking, which was topped by Mississauga, Ontario and included other cities like Salt Lake City, Utah; Raleigh, N.C.; and San Jose in Costa Rica.
Business Friendliness & Lifestyle
Birmingham also was ranked fourth for business friendliness, ninth for human capital and lifestyle and 10th for connectivity. North and South American cities were eligible for the survey.
“Birmingham is open for business,” Mayor Randall Woodfin stated in a City of Birmingham news release. “We are committed to making Birmingham a hub for qualified, diverse talent. fDi’s ranking shows that our hard work isn’t going unnoticed as we continue to fulfill our promise of innovation and inclusive growth.”
fDi Magazine is a bi-monthly, London-based news and foreign direct investment publication that reviews global investment activity. The magazine is published by the Financial Times and is considered one of the world’s premier publication for the business of globalization.
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