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.
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 […]
Authors: Tim Moonen and Jonathan Couturier, The Business of Cities Singapore has a well-earned reputation for long-term, pragmatic leadership against daunting odds, as the city-state has evolved with remarkable speed from a small impoverished nation in 1965 into today’s iconic global metropolis. Under the stewardship of the Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the ruling People’s […]
Our recent report, China60: From Fast Growth to Smart Growth, explores the growth and potential of China’s 60 most dynamic secondary and tertiary cities.
Manila is now one of the Top 30 cities in the world globally – according to JLL’s Commercial Attraction Index, which measures a city’s economic and real estate power.
Author: Hamish Crouch “Having always lived in the shadow of its gregarious eastern-seaboard cousins, the ‘City of Churches’ has been quietly loosening its pious shackles and embracing its liberal foundations” – Lonely Planet. In the frenzy that is ‘mad March’, it would be remiss of me not to recognise just how far Adelaide has come […]
Author: Jeremy Kelly Last week, Rosemary Feenan and I had the privilege of being in Tokyo to launch our latest report from JLL’s Cities Research Center – Tokyo on the World Stage. Despite talk of Japan moving back into recession, we found a city that is being driven by a newfound energy. Momentum in Tokyo […]
Author: Frank Ma JLL’s recently launched report on Xi’an in western China highlights the city’s strong real estate potential. Benefiting from China’s ‘Go West’ policy, Xi’an, as one of the region’s core cities, has undergone rapid economic development. Between 2000 and 2012, Xi’an’s economy grew by a phenomenal 18% per year, one of the fastest […]