Smart cities

Resource pages for "Smart cities"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Montreal

Montreal Named 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year

Intelligent Community Forum jury found that “Montreal played the innovation game at the highest possible level.”
Global Cities 2016

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.
Kansas City

Kansas City Launches “Smart City” Initiative

Kansas City now offers more than 50 blocks of free outdoor public Wi-Fi downtown, 125 “smart” streetlights and 25 interactive kiosks to engage citizens.
Smart City Challenge

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.
UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.

5 Technologies To Change Property, From NGKF Global Cities Report

Cities are a driving force behind the global economy—and the real estate industry is integral to the shaping of the built environment, according to a...

First Cities Chosen for Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities

The first cities have been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities - a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve the lives of residents.

India’s Smart Cities Challenge: 100 Locales To Be Chosen

This Challenge characterizes a smart city as one focused "on the most pressing needs and on the greatest opportunities to improve quality of life for residents today and in the future."

Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

A new study of smart cities by the UK research organization Nesta has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at smart cities underachievers.

AT&T Helps Cities Save Water With New Technology

Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.

CCI Selects Alexandria, VA For “Safe + Smart Cities” Pilot Project

The coalition will create blueprints for improving the cities' resiliency and efficiency.

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

The increase in migration from rural to urban areas is the major factor responsible for the growth of smart cities market, globally.

Roadmap To A Smart City

Frost & Sullivan reveals how cities can create opportunity through the use of existing data.

Civic Resource Group International Participates In Microsoft CityNext

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative for helping governments and citizens...
Internet of Things study.

Internet Of Things Transforms Cities Into Platforms

Study reveals how this new trend of everyone and everything becoming connected to the Internet will impact the cities across the country and around the world.
Trabant Center in Newark, DE.

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities' resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.
Smart Cities

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

The manufacturers in the U.S. are investing more in smart meters and smart grids to provide an excellent foundation for smart city programs.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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