The forces of globalisation, urbanisation and technological disruption are combining to transform the global system of cities, which has fundamental implications for future patterns of real estate activity and performance.
We are in a new era of city competition, with urbanisation and globalisation transforming the global geography of economic and real estate opportunity.
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 […]
With rapid rates of urbanisation and burgeoning middle classes, Sub-Saharan Africa is entering a new phase of urban development.
At a recent JLL event, we asked attendees to participate in a short survey and share their memories and thoughts about London.
Our latest Global Market Perspective reports a continued momentum in the world’s major commercial real estate markets.
We thought this piece, I am the Wind Wrangler by FutureWorld, was a quiet reflection of what sometimes goes through our minds.
As more and more emerging cities appear on the international radar, many mature cities are facing a fight to remain globally competitive. How are German cities performing on the international stage in this new era of ‘city competitiveness’?
By 2050, there will be another 2.5 billion people living in the world’s cities. Governments have three main options to cope with this huge influx of people – to allow cities to expand and sprawl; to build new towns and cities; or to embrace the densification of cities within their existing boundaries.
A new batch of cities with little or no history of specialized tech-oriented entrepreneurship are using technology to deliver better services for their citizens and make a name for themselves in the global innovation economy.