Originally posted on Tennessean.com.
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This is the ninth of Havas PR’s “11 Trends for 2016.”
What stops a great world city from being the place to be? Some people might think it’s terrorist attacks such as 9/11/2001 in New York; London on 7/7/2005; and Paris on 1/7/2015 and 11/13/2015. There’s no argument that all were horrible. It’s too early to say for Paris, but it looks now as if the New York and London terrorism acts barely touched the appeal of those big cities. The population of New York City has grown to its highest ever. Admittedly, a lot of the growth has been in Brooklyn rather than Manhattan, but that has far more to do with affordability than security. And the population of greater London has grown by 12 percent since 2001, with 100,000 a year growth since 2008.