What can a city do to change its position in indexes and rankings?

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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 […]

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Can the UK follow Egypt’s Capital idea

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Author: Adam Challis Egypt’s government has made headlines with its planned new capital city. The 700 sq km city is expected to cost £30bn and take five to seven years to complete providing a home for five million residents. The aim is to ease congestion and overpopulation in Cairo over the next 40 years. It […]

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Licensing our laneways – the small venue legislation reinvigorating Adelaide’s CBD

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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 […]

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