BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA-Cushman & Wakefield has opened an office here, a second location in the country, and in the second-largest city, with a population of four million people in this southeastern province. The city is one of the world’s top five ports, and has a labor pool that includes workers experienced in information technology, manufacturing and human resources, as well as advanced logistics infrastructure.

A spokesman for the company tells GlobeSt.com that the city is regarded as South Korea’s new growth engine, and has been attracting a great deal of interest from foreign companies the past few years. “Our clients see a great future for Busan,” said David Choi, general manager of the new office, in a statement. He could not be reached for specifics on which clients.

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