Madison, WI

Madison ranks 25th among top 50 cities for tech talent

Wisconsin’s state capital moves up 10 spots on CBRE scorecard

Madison ranked 25th and Milwaukee ranked 44th among the 50 largest U.S. and Canadian markets (by number of tech talent professionals) for their ability to attract and grow tech talent in a new report.

Los Angeles-based global commercial real estate company CBRE Group Inc.’s newly released Scoring Tech Talent report reviewed 13 metrics, including tech talent supply, growth, concentration, cost, completed tech degrees, industry outlook for job growth, and market outlook for office and apartment rent growth.

Madison improved significantly in the rankings this year, while Milwaukee was stagnant. In CBRE’s 2018 Scoring Tech Talent report, Milwaukee ranked 43rd and Madison ranked 35th.

 

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