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Cities in Canada Thriving Against the Odds

Glenn Miller, Vice President at the Canadian Urban Institute, explores the challenges facing Canada's cities amidst the wave of urban revival.


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Brazilian Cities: planning for inclusion

The wave of economic growth in Brazil has brought about new challenges for the more vulnerable urban population.


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National Policies for Japanese Cities

New national planning will enable Japanese cities to achieve smarter growth, boosting competition in global markets.


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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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Property Influencers-Danny Cummins

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Property Influencers-Danny Cummins, Siemens

Danny Cummins, head of strategic marketing of Siemens, explains the growing opportunities for technology based companies at MIPIM.


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Ma Yansong

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Property Influencers- Ma Yansong, MAD Architects

Leading Chinese architect Ma Yansong discusses the challenges and opportunities facing architectual design and property development in China.


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Bremen by Hogohugo

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Can cities that lose population still succeed?

Using a strong community stategy, green infrastructure and land banks and land trusts can turn population loss into an advantage.


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Population change in cities world-wide

The shift to a new phase of globalisation appears to have offered both a major return to scale and size, and to have supported those cities able to play international roles.


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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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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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