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China’s property market is starting to rebound

Home prices in China are up after 9 consecutive months of steady decrease. Hopeful investors and developers are preparing for a retail boom.


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Speed matching

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Add value with Speed Matching at MAPIC!

15 retailers. 10 developers. 5 sessions. See what happens during these dynamic and buzzing sessions as projects are presented, opportunities are explored and partnerships are forged. Stefano Benard, Export Director of DIM, France, shares with us his success story.


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Singapore

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National Systems of Cities and National Policies for Cities and Metros

Key trends in how national governments are dealing with urban change and turning problems into assets.


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Urban Intelligence 7: Urban Demographics and City Consumption

Using urban regeneration, immigration and metropolitan collaboration to place "liveability" at the heart of a city experience.


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Calgary- Martin Lopatka

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Calgary: a paradise for global investors

The city of Calgary presents the best commercial real estate investment opportunities in the world, with total returns of 21.6 per cent in 2011.


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Urban Intelligence 6: Investment in Cities

This month will explore the various ways of attracting and retaining investment in cities.


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Cape Town-Derek Keats

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Value Capture and Tax Increment Financing for City Development

The Global Financial Crisis has created a new sense of urgency for finding innovative ways to leverage public and private sector resources.


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Europe-Niccolo Caranti

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Project Bonds for Urban Investment

Rolling out the Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative will help facilitate the borrowing of further investment on capital markets.


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How to eliminate corruption in cities

Tackling corruptions and perceptions lack of transparency are key to cities attracting external investment.


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Houston

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Flexible planning in cities: the rise of Charter Cities?

Investors frequently cite rigid, slow, and cumbersome planning as an inhibitor to investment.


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Hermitage Amsterdam

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What do investors want from cities?

Viewed either as a competitive asset or a liability, cities must work to create an attractive environment for investors.


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Pension funds and urban investment

Pension funds could hold the key to reinvigorating urban investment in cities.


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How to use tax incentives for urban investment

Various tax incentives are used by cities to boost local growth, promote employment, and support regional level development.


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Barcelona

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Leveraging public land to attract urban investment

Taking steps to marshal public land under one public body coupled with a land use planning process will help create better internal and external rates of return on urban investment.


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Birmingham

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How can Cites attract sovereign wealth funds?

How to effectively attract interest and investment from sovereign wealth funds still remains a hurdle.


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