Cities and Urbanization

Here's what you need to know about the megacities of the future

Iconic megacity buildings have transformed skylines in cities such as New York and Tokyo. Image: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Johnny Wood

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Analysts expect larger populations and investment growth in megacities
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By 2030 Chicago will reach double the total GDP of the five other new megacities combined
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