Washington among most tech-savvy cities in US

Washington among most tech-savvy cities in US

This wont come as a surprise to anyone who has answered customers questions about iPhone connections or GPS: Commercial real estate firm Jones Lang Salle has rated Washington, DC seventh on its list of top high-tech markets. The index rates cities on four primary factors: high-tech employment, share of U.S. venture capital funding, intellectual capital and innovation.

We expect the continued expansion of tech incubator spaces, new startup companies and growth of existing high-tech businesses across [the Washington region] to boost tenant demand in the future, as the market evolves and works to break its dependence on federal spending, Scott Homa, Vice President of Research at Jones Lang LaSalle, told the Washington Business Journal.

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