Hong Kong is considered one of the ‘Big Six’ global cities – a small group of the most globally connected and integrated cities in the world.
We cannot underestimate the central role that Asia Pacific cities will play in this urbanisation over the coming decades.
Brussels has an opportunity to maintain both its position as Europe’s capital and develop a truly global reach. To achieve this the city must be daring and take bold action.
Winning the 2020 Olympics has been a catalyst for renewed debate around Tokyo’s future. At JLL’s recent ‘Real Estate and Hotel Investment Forum’ in the city, we asked three renowned experts on Tokyo for their views on the city’s future and competitive position. The three experts were: Dr. Hiroo Ichikawa, Director of the Mori Memorial […]
At a recent JLL event, we asked attendees to participate in a short survey and share their memories and thoughts about London.
We thought this piece, I am the Wind Wrangler by FutureWorld, was a quiet reflection of what sometimes goes through our minds.
50% of all real estate investment goes into only 30 cities across the world when over 300 cities contribute nearly half of global GDP
Author: Rosemary Feenan New York, Edinburgh, London and Sydney are cities that are synonymous with some of the world’s best New Year’s Eve celebrations. At midnight on December 31st 2013, a new city joined the list: Cape Town. In what was billed as ‘Africa’s biggest free party’ more than 100,000 revellers ushered in the New […]
Author: Rosemary Feenan City leadership is no longer just about Mayors and Councils. Wider stakeholders, from the private sector and academia to civic groups and not-for-profits are playing an increasingly important role in city development. One recent trend in city governance has been the rise of business leadership groups, including Barcelona Global. Barcelona Global was […]
Author: Rosemary Feenan The planning community, urbanists, policy makers and academics have recently been mourning and celebrating the life of Sir Peter Hall, who died at the end of July, aged 82. Professor of Planning and Regeneration at the Bartlett (UCL), President of the Town and Country Planning Association, and also of the Regional Studies […]