THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS

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Fortune set out to find the next business hot spots. We looked at economic data, asked business leaders where they planned to open new offices and factories, and called on Booz Allen Hamilton consultants to suss out emerging innovation hubs, especially in Asia.
This map overlays the location of these cities. The size of each country represent the population under age 25. The color shows growth in GNI. Click to see the complete world map in high resolution.

WAR’S ENVIRONMENTAL SCARS
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
WAR’S ENVIRONMENTAL SCARS
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES
DRUGS
AARP
3-D / CGI
DRUGS
COVER DESIGNS
Fortune Magazine
OTHER
COVER DESIGNS
CARBON CAPTURE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CARBON CAPTURE
UTAH’S SILICON SLOPES
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
UTAH’S SILICON SLOPES
CASH HOARDERS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CASH HOARDERS
ROBOT GARAGE
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
ROBOT GARAGE
RON CONWAY’S INVESTMENTS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
RON CONWAY’S INVESTMENTS
LONDON IMPERIAL COLLEGE NEW CAMPUS
Imperial College London
MAPS, DIAGRAM
LONDON IMPERIAL COLLEGE NEW CAMPUS
THE MOST INDEBTED COUNTRIES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE MOST INDEBTED COUNTRIES
TOP REMODELING COMPANIES
Remodel magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
TOP REMODELING COMPANIES
OIL PRODUCTION AND STOCKS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
OIL PRODUCTION AND STOCKS
FORTUNE 500 PERFORMANCES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE 500 PERFORMANCES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
60 YEARS OF FORTUNE 500
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CR car brands
WHERE THE WAGE WARS ARE WON
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
WHERE THE WAGE WARS ARE WON
CHINA INFRASTRUCTURE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
CHINA INFRASTRUCTURE
INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING
SAMSUNG HEALTHCARE
Samsung/Washington Post
DIAGRAM
SAMSUNG HEALTHCARE
AN HISTORY OF MEDIA COMPANIES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
AN HISTORY OF MEDIA COMPANIES
THE NEW SILICON VALLEY
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
THE NEW SILICON VALLEY
THE GROWING WEALTH GAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE GROWING WEALTH GAP
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
Builder Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
WATCHING THE DOW LEAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
WATCHING THE DOW LEAP
FORTUNE GLOBAL 500 COMPANIES
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE GLOBAL 500 COMPANIES
DISASTER INSURANCE PAYOUTS
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI
DISASTER INSURANCE PAYOUTS
BOTH SIDE OF THE BARRIER
The Associated Press
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BOTH SIDE OF THE BARRIER
EAST BEAT WEST
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
EAST BEAT WEST
SMART GUNS ARE READY
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
SMART GUNS ARE READY
CLEANING SAND
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
CLEANING SAND
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Edelman
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, DIAGRAM
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
BMW i3 COUPE
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BMW i3 COUPE
IRAQ WAR DISPLACEMENT
The Associated Press
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
IRAQ WAR DISPLACEMENT
THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS
Fortune magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS
WHICH MARKETS ARE CHEAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WHICH MARKETS ARE CHEAP
HUDSON YARDS PROJECT
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM, ANIMATION AND CODE
HUDSON YARDS PROJECT
THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW
HEALTH CARE BLAZES AHEAD
Fortune Magazine
ANIMATION AND CODE
HEALTH CARE BLAZES AHEAD
THE SEX WAGE GAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
THE SEX WAGE GAP
SURGERY ROBOT
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
SURGERY ROBOT
ANIMATION AND CODE
THE WAY WE EAT
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
BUILDER MAGAZINE
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
U.S. TRADE WITH THE WORLD
VOLATILITY IS BACK
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
VOLATILITY IS BACK
BURNING MAN
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
BURNING MAN
HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING
CORN DERIVATED PRODUCTS
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CORN DERIVATED PRODUCTS
THE GLOBAL 500 MATRIX
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE GLOBAL 500 MATRIX
THE LANZHOU PROJECT
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
THE LANZHOU PROJECT
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CHARTING THE GENDER GAP
BURIED UNDER BOSTON
The Associated Press
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BURIED UNDER BOSTON
MAPS, ANIMATION AND CODE
MAPPING THE WORLD CHANGERS
WHY THE F500 BEATS THE S&P
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WHY THE F500 BEATS THE S&P
WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE
THE NEW MOMA
Architect Magazine
DIAGRAM
THE NEW MOMA
ALASKA DRILLING MAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
ALASKA DRILLING MAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
VENTURE CAPITAL’S EXPANDING UNIVERSE
CARMAKERS IN THE SILICON VALLEY
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
CARMAKERS IN THE SILICON VALLEY
MAPPING THE INTERNET
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
MAPPING THE INTERNET
WATER SHORTAGE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
WATER SHORTAGE
CARPENTER WAGES
Remodel Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
CARPENTER WAGES
TRUMP’S TWITTER HISTORY
Politico Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
TRUMP’S TWITTER HISTORY
THE SHIPPING NEWS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
THE SHIPPING NEWS
NYC TECH MAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
NYC TECH MAP
HOW DOES AN MRI WORK
Temple Health Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
HOW DOES AN MRI WORK
WHEELS OF TOMORROW
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
WHEELS OF TOMORROW
HOUSING STARTS
Builder Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOUSING STARTS
AMTRAK RIDERSHIP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
AMTRAK RIDERSHIP
IKEA: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
IKEA: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
CEO TENURE
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CEO TENURE
CYBER ESPIONAGE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CYBER ESPIONAGE
MAP OF TOBACCO TRADE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
MAP OF TOBACCO TRADE
MOBILITY AT WORK
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
MOBILITY AT WORK
STOCKS VOLATILITY
Fortune Magazine
ANIMATION AND CODE
STOCKS VOLATILITY
WOMEN CEO PERFORMANCE vs. PAY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WOMEN CEO PERFORMANCE vs. PAY
THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR
INVESTOR’S GLOBAL HOT SPOTS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
INVESTOR’S GLOBAL HOT SPOTS
THE 50-STATE SHUFFLE
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE 50-STATE SHUFFLE
CLOTHING IMPORTS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CLOTHING IMPORTS
IS HILLARY GOOD FOR BUSINESS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
IS HILLARY GOOD FOR BUSINESS
MAPPING THE U.S. DATA CENTERS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
MAPPING THE U.S. DATA CENTERS
WORLD TRADE CENTER, AN ANNIVERSARY
FORTUNE MAGAZINE
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
WORLD TRADE CENTER, AN ANNIVERSARY
BRAIN CONTROL
IEEE SPECTRUM
DIAGRAM
BRAIN CONTROL
DRUG TRAFFIC IN THE AMERICAS
The Associated Press
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
DRUG TRAFFIC IN THE AMERICAS
RENEWABLE FUEL
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
RENEWABLE FUEL
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
MAPPING THE GLOBAL 500
THE 500 PROFITS RUN OUT OF GAS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE 500 PROFITS RUN OUT OF GAS
THE COMPANIES OF THE YEAR
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
THE COMPANIES OF THE YEAR
SYRIA, AREAS OF CONTROL
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
SYRIA, AREAS OF CONTROL
THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC PLAYERS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC PLAYERS
BYTES BEAT BRICKS
Fortune magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
BYTES BEAT BRICKS
QATAR TAKES OVER
Fortune Magazine
OTHER
QATAR TAKES OVER
FIGHTING IN THE STREET
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
FIGHTING IN THE STREET
WIND POWER IN THE U.S.
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
WIND POWER IN THE U.S.
WORLD AIRLINE HUBS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
WORLD AIRLINE HUBS
AFRICA RISE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
AFRICA RISE
TAXICABS THROUGH HISTORY
NY Times
DIAGRAM
TAXICABS THROUGH HISTORY
CHINA BUYS INTO THE U.S.
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CHINA BUYS INTO THE U.S.
St. REGIS TOWER
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
St. REGIS TOWER
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
EXPLORE THE FORTUNE 500 (2016)
FORTUNE 500 REVENUES AND PROFITS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE 500 REVENUES AND PROFITS
COMPANIES PRODUCTIVITY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
COMPANIES PRODUCTIVITY
THE TOP DEVELOPERS
Builder Magazine
MAPS
THE TOP DEVELOPERS
HOW FRACKING WORKS
DIAGRAM
HOW FRACKING WORKS
BETTING ON AI STARTUPS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
BETTING ON AI STARTUPS
RAILROAD MERGERS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DIAGRAM
RAILROAD MERGERS