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Q: cities with most corporate headquarters ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: cities with most corporate headquarters
Category: Business and Money
Asked by: winabet-ga
List Price: $24.50
Posted: 16 Aug 2002 17:31 PDT
Expires: 15 Sep 2002 17:31 PDT
Question ID: 55460
Which metropolitan areas/cities have the most corporate headquarters
in the nation? (top ten)
Subject: Re: cities with most corporate headquarters
Answered By: blader-ga on 16 Aug 2002 18:18 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Dear winabet:

Thank you for your question. The most recent data available is from
the year 2000, in an article published in June this year in Economic
Perspectives, entitled "Location trends of large company headquarters
during the 1990s" by Thomas Klier and William Testa.

The ranking in the article was listed by population instead of number
of headquarters, so I compiled the below by hand:

Ranking      Metropolitan Area    Number of HQs  

1.           New York             239
2.           Chicago              109
3.           San Francisco        91
4.           Los Angeles          85
5.           Dallas               76
6.           Philadelphia         70
7.           Washington           66
7.           Boston (Tie)         66
9.           Atlanta              53
10.          Minneapolis          50


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Hope this helps!

Best Regards,

Request for Answer Clarification by winabet-ga on 21 Aug 2002 18:18 PDT
That is good information, however I need to have more updated
information.  If possible something from this year.

Clarification of Answer by blader-ga on 21 Aug 2002 19:13 PDT
Dear winabet:

I'm sorry to disappoint you, but the above report was published in the
second quarter of this year (2002), just a few months ago. It was the
culmination of a two year study from data from the years 1990 - 2000.
As such, this is most definitely the most recent data available.

Best Regards,
winabet-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Answer was from a very reliable source and was found very quickly

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