Skip to comments.The Most Important Cities In The World
Posted on 04/23/2014 5:22:08 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
London is the most important city in the world for the rich, according to the latest Wealth Report from real estate consulting firm Knight Frank. But it won't hold onto its title for long.
According to the report, New York is set to overtake London as the top city for the wealthy in the next decade. And Asian cities like Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai will also become more important over the next 10 years.
Knight Frank determined its eighth-annual "global cities" ranking based on four factors: economic activity, political power, quality of life, and influence and power
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How does Miami make the list?
That was my question too.
South Beach, which used to be a gentrified South Miami Beach for retired New Yorkers from the 1960s, is now the playground for the rich and famous.
I’m like the man who says the highest paid supermodel is no more beautiful than his own beloved wife.
Everett WA is the most important city to me. And I think we still have the biggest building.
Not a single city in Idaho? Not even Hammett or Glens Ferry?!? Heck, we’re cosmopolitan - we got immigrants from as far away as Spokane. Even had a tour bus from Vancouver Canadia one time but they wuz lost.
I heard it was Minot, North Dakota. It’s not the end of the world but you can see it from there.
I don’t know how Melbourne wins the quality of life category. I suppose if you are cafe sitting, beer drinking, party going, AFL football loving, wearing metrosexual clothing and being gay then Melbourne might be just up your alley. People seem to be on an existentialist, hedonistic roundabout spinning aimlessly from day to day always looking for something new to excite them - in Melbourne it’s what you do that counts not who you are or what you believe! If that’s quality of life then it can kiss my butt!
Yes...it still is the world’s largest ‘industrial’ building at 4.3 million sq. ft.
However...the largest building in all categories is the Shinsegae Centum City in Busan, S. Korea, measuring in at 5,487,500 sq. ft.
Houston is the most important city in the world because
it’s where I am.
What you said. Period.
Can anyone explain why we say “Mumbai” instead of “Bombay”, and “Yangon” instead of “Rangoon”, but not “Singapura” for “Singapore” or “Roma” for “Rome”?
Thanks. At least its not North Korea.
Mumbai and Yangon were official name changes —those are the new names.
In the other instances we use Anglicized versions of the names,like Sweden instead of Sverige or Spain for Espana.
“Can anyone explain why we say Mumbai instead of Bombay, and Yangon instead of Rangoon, but not Singapura for Singapore or Roma for Rome?”
You don’t have to say it.
Even Old New York was once New Amsterdam.
Considering we’re the energy capital of Texas and thus the US, id say so too.
I feel old. I remember when Beijing was Peking, and was most famous for its duck.
I agree because I’m close... as I want to be.