Ohio Boasts Some of the Lowest Living Expenses in the Country for Tech Talent

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COLUMBUS – September 18, 2017 Research by CBRE finds that the Midwest tech markets boast some of the lowest living expenses in the country. According to CBRE Research’s 2017 Scoring Tech Talent Report, four of the six most affordable tech markets to live in are located in the Midwest. This is based on the rent-to-tech wage ratio.


In addition to that, those six cities (Indianapolis, Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Kansas City) are among the top ten markets for the most affordable apartment rents.

The entire 2017 Scoring Tech Talent Report can be found here.

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.