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.
Authors: Greg Clark, Chair of JLL Cities Research Center, with Emily Moir Cities and businesses have always been closely linked. A great number of cities owe their very origins to business, having developed from trading posts where merchants and artisans gathered to engage in commerce. At various points in history, the distinctions between cities and businesses […]
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.
Authors: Tim Moonen and Jonathan Couturier, The Business of Cities The growing number of high-profile city indexes presents both challenges and strategic opportunities for city leaders and decision-makers. City indexes and rankings publicly highlight areas of strength and weakness in city perception and performance. They provide essential information for citizens and investors on a city’s progress and […]
Authors: Greg Clark, Chair of JLL Cities Research Center, with Emily Moir In this series of blogs and the essay, The future of cities: what is the global agenda?, we explore the future of cities. Here we examine the challenges that the future holds for small cities – which are, and will continue to be, […]
Authors: Greg Clark, Chair of JLL Cities Research Center, with Emily Moir In the last post of this series, we considered the future of the world’s largest cities, in conjunction with our Business of Cities essay. In this post we explore some of the issues which emanate from the rapid growth of cities. The sheer pace of […]
Authors: Greg Clark and Emily Moir The last blog in this series, looked at the suitability of commercial strategies for city governance, as identified in the Business of Cities essay. In this post we explore the future relationship between businesses and cities. In the new global era, cities and businesses have become strongly inter-connected and inter-dependent. They […]
Authors: Greg Clark and Emily Moir In the last blog of this series, we outlined the themes identified in the recently published Business of Cities essay. This paper examines the new dynamics of cities and businesses, looking at six key trends which are changing their relationship. In this blog we explore Trend 1 – Cities […]
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 […]