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The Next Global 'It' Cities?
The Wall Street Journal ^
| May 1, 2014
| STEFANOS CHEN
Posted on 05/03/2014 6:32:00 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
In the global luxury real-estate scene, is Lagos poised to be the next big thing?
The Nigerian city is among a list of 12 up-and-coming luxury markets around the globe, according to the Candy Global Prime Sector Report from design firm Candy & Candy, in cooperation with Savills World Research and Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management.
The other cities are Beirut, Cape Town, Chennai, Chicago, Dublin, Istanbul, Jakarta, Melbourne, Miami, Panama City and Tel Aviv.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: cities; globalcities
I've never been to West Africa but I've seen parts of East Africa and one of the last words I'd associate with *that* part of the world is “luxury”.But then,I wouldn't really associate Dublin with that word either...and my ancestors come from there.
posted on 05/03/2014 6:39:49 PM PDT
by Gay State Conservative
(Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
i would do tel aviv or melbourne. largos give me a break.
posted on 05/03/2014 6:52:26 PM PDT
by bravo whiskey
(We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
To: bravo whiskey
Lagos is a wealthy city with fantastic growth despite the unsettled situation in Nigeria’s Muslim North. The Christian South remains prosperous and safe.
But that could change.
posted on 05/03/2014 7:13:13 PM PDT
(In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
Nigeria should be split in two. Wall out the Muslims.
posted on 05/03/2014 7:38:25 PM PDT
I know, I read Chicago and then stopped.
posted on 05/03/2014 7:48:26 PM PDT
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