For decades, the dominance of large cities has been bolstered by jobs and investment from the world’s best-known companies, causing labour markets to tighten and housing costs to soar. But could the age of the big city be coming to an end?
In the US, the number of tech jobs is growing at a faster pace in communities with 1-3 million people than in major cities. The coastal giants of New York and San Francisco still have the most, but places such as Raleigh, Salt Lake City and Jacksonville are seeing large increases.
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