This report is a comprehensive study of the current definition of best-in-class in real estate. Delivering quality and matching the trends is a proven strategy in real estate. This year’s Global Cities report takes a look at how to achieve this, while highlighting the future of real estate and the trends shaping 40 leading cities.
THE SUPER CITIES
||A series of experiments carried out in an Illinois factory over eighty years ago created a blueprint for the 21st century Global City. The lessons for real estate are huge.
||The Tesla co-founder, Elon Musk, on revolutionising the road.
THE BIG FOUR
||Market experts on the ground address the big questions facing London, Manhattan, San Francisco and Hong Kong.|
||If one built the ideal city today, what elements would it combine from the Global Cities? Here is our selection of the best from around the urban world.|
|WE BUILT THIS CITY
||The gap between work and home is narrowing as vibrant mixed-use locations takeover city centres across the globe.
||Market experts on the ground share their insights on Berlin, Dubai, Nairobi and Toronto.
|ONES TO WATCH
||Choosing a district that is on the rise is a tried and tested strategy when buying a home. Our experts identify the neighbourhoods in the Global Cities we see as strong opportunities.|
|CAPITAL CITIES||Investors are increasingly looking to global real estate.|
|EVOLVING MARKETS||What opportunities are there for real estate investors in Boston, Frankfurt, Shanghai, and Madrid? Find out more from our experts.|
|NEW HORIZONS||Much cross-border property investment piles up in the world’s mega cities, but for those willing to cast their net wider, there are excellent cities that are sometimes overlooked.|
|GLOBAL GATEWAY||Nabil Al-Kindi is re-shaping Dubai’s DIFC, adding more culture, leisure and public areas to a global business centre.|
|For occupiers, the business rationale for ‘going global’ is changing; creating some fundamentally different property requirements.|
|BUILT TO SERVE||What are main issues faced by occupiers in Beijing, Dallas, Mexico City, and Dublin? Four local experts provide their insights.|
|A STATEMENT OF INTENT||The move to a new office is increasingly being used to drive a wider process of business transformation.|
|FUTUREVILLE||The role of real estate is changing in the retail, industrial and alternatives markets. The experience of the UK city of Bristol illustrates the new trends.|
|CYBER METROPOLIS||What are the future trends that will shape Chicago, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok? Our market commentators give their views.