The poll showed
London as consistently stronger than other cities across key metrics including
access to global talent, attractive hub for business, sustainability and
quality of life.
conducted by FTI Consulting on behalf of the City of London Corporation engaged
with 506 investors with assets under management of $1 trillion and was
undertaken on 5-10 July.
respondents wanted to see a pandemic recurrence prevention plan, and said the
city would look more favourable with one in place.
of the City of London Corporation, Catherine McGuinness said: “It is testament
to the fundamental strength, resilience and adaptability of the City that
despite the Covid-19 crisis the Square Mile remains such an attractive
long-term location for continued global investment and location of talent.
no denying that we face testing times, but the City and London have always
adapted to major challenges throughout history.
continue to strengthen our attractiveness as we create the conditions for
businesses of all shapes and sizes, as well as the real estate investors and
developers who support those companies, to prosper over the coming decade.”