As the tech and creative economy spreads to emerging market cities like Shanghai and Bangkok, and tier-two western cities like Austin and Berlin, we examine the common message coming from the 32 Global Cities surveyed in this report - that the urban economy is increasingly people-centric.
Whether a city is driven by finance, aerospace, commodities, defence, or manufacturing, the most important asset is a large pool of educated and creative workers. Consequently, real estate is increasingly a business that seeks to build an environment that attracts and retains such people.
This year’s report looks at how real estate is performing across the world.
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