Drivers of change

  • The cities of the future must factor in fundamental forces like the ageing population, the planet’s dwindling resources and unprecedented pace of technological development. These global megatrends are redefining our long-term vision for cities.

    Megatrends are also blurring industry boundaries to transform the business landscape. New connections and interdependencies are emerging to create ecosystems.


New collaborations

  • Our Future cities ecosystem recognises the interdependencies that bind economic and social infrastructure delivery with real estate development and sustainable finance. 

    The ecosystem brings together those that share the responsibility of reimagining our cities – governments, policymakers, planners, property owners and developers and the builders and operators of social and economic infrastructure.

A new perspective

  • By drawing on the new connections that the Future cities ecosystem makes evident, we can apply a fresh lens to solving the problems that matter. It provides an alternative perspective so that we can better serve our institutional clients and help identify emerging opportunities and threats and shifts in the competitive landscape as the megatrends play out.

    Ecosystems facilitate a different, more considered and nuanced view. A new perspective is critical if together, we are to navigate the issues and challenges to building a better, more sustainable Australia for future generations.

    Ultimately, our future cities must deliver the best possible human and economic outcomes.  

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