Best micro city for infrastructure

Thu 25 February 2010, 9:27 am

The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) magazine has announced its European Cities and Regions of the Future 2010/11 results, naming Reading as the Best Micro City for Infrastructure. (Sourced from Reading UK CIC.)
 
The Micro European City of the Future 2010/11 award went to Eindhoven in the Netherlands, primarily due to its high positions in the categories of economic potential and business friendliness.

In the same category, Reading won the Best Micro City for Infrastructure and was ranked the 8th best Micro City overall.

Monaco achieved Best Micro City for Quality of Life.  (Micro cities are defined as having a population of 250,000 or less.)

The UK’s South East was awarded the title of FDI magazine’s European Region of the Future 2010/11, followed by Ile-de-France and Nordrhein-Westfalen in Germany. Flanders was recognized as the Best European Region for FDI strategy.

The UK’s South East was also awarded the Best Northern European Region of the Future followed by the Capital Region of Denmark at second place and Scotland at third.

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