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Thriving in an atmosphere of change, Pittsburgh has successfully transitioned from a heavy industrial city to a city based on health care, education, technology, robotics and financial services. Pittsburgh has established itself as a leader and innovator of new ideas and technological change in these areas.
With over two million people living in Pittsburgh's surrounding metropolitan areas, it is the second largest city in Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is home to three professional sports teams, eight colleges and universities, eight Fortune 500 companies, and twenty-seven hospitals. Each day the organizations and companies of Pittsburgh are pioneering innovative technology and provoking new ideas for a successful future.
- 2012 Best of the World
National Geographic named Pittsburgh one of the best cities of the world of 2012 for its revolutionary transformation over the past 25 years.
- America's Most Livable Cities
In 2010, Forbes Magazine rated Pittsburgh as the most livable city in America for its low crime rates, low cost of living, low unemployment, and many opportunities for artistic and cultural entertainment.
- Google Pittsburgh Office
Attracted to the growing talent that Pittsburgh offers, Google recently opened its new engineering office in the city.
- Pittsburgh-area economy endures recession better than other markets
Due to its stable economy, Pittsburgh is one of the few cities in the nation to experience increases in jobs and property values through the recession.
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