Pittsburgh has been named one of the top five sites for corporate real estate projects by Site Selection magazine. ...
... The ranking "confirms that the economic development leadership of the Pittsburgh region is delivering the location solutions required of today's site location decision-makers," Site Selection Editor-in-Chief Mark Arend said in a statement.
Exactly. Pittsburgh is dying. Wait a second. What? Read about the number one metro in the rankings:
The fastest-growing economy in North America is producing more corporate real estate projects than any other city in the U.S.
Greater Houston, which in 2011 secured 195 corporate facility expansion projects, is increasing the size of its metropolitan economy at a rate that leads every other metro area on the continent, according to a new study from the Brookings Institution.
As a result, it’s no surprise that Houston won Site Selection Magazine’s ranking as the No. 1 Large Metro in the U.S. for 2011. America’s fourth-largest city easily beat out second-place Chicago, which garnered 167 facility deals last year.
Following Houston and Chicago is Pittsburgh. Then comes Dallas and New York City to round out the top-5 for corporate real estate projects. That's some illustrious company for Shittsburgh. The other four should surprise no one. One of these things is not like the others ...