Austin Named No. 1 on List of Best Cities in the World for Tech

April 2017
Savills World Economic Forum

Austin ranks as the world's number one Tech City. IBM, Dell, and AMD all have a long-established presence here, and today low taxes, favourable real estate costs and a strong entrepreneurial culture mean the Texan capital maintains a thriving and innovative start-up scene, with access to some of the world's top talent.

Savills Tech Cities aims to understand the many, diverse factors that make places a good location choice for the tech sector. We have identi ed the 22 global
centres at the forefront of tech, all of which have thriving and growing tech industries. ey are at the top of global shopping lists for tech companies looking for space in which to locate.