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.
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 […]