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Grand Paris: Urban redevelopment on a major scale

Latest blog from JLL CEO Colin Dyer


During my recent trip to Paris, I was on my way to our new office in La Défense when I was struck by the speed at which urban landscapes are evolving.

In an increasingly competitive global economy, cities need to respond to new urban, social, economic and environmental issues. New York, London and Tokyo offer examples of the considerable changes taking place. Paris is also one of the key players in this ever-shifting environment.

As globalization accelerates, cities need to bolster their international attractiveness to secure investment capital and highly qualified workers while warding off emerging new rivals.

Read Colin's full blog post here.