Smart Cities Success: Connecting People, Proptech and Real Estate

What is real estate’s role in realising the Smart Cities promise

With increasing urbanisation, the potential of smart cities have excited and confound governments and businesses worldwide. Cities across the world are racing to implement new innovations and investing billions in order to become smart city.

But what does it mean to live in a smart city? Are government and corporate investments in these technologies paying off? Has the ‘smart city’ concept finally evolved from buzzword to reality?

JLL’s latest report reveal insights about the smart city movement and how it’s transforming urban spaces. It shows how real estate plays a pivotal role in smart cities and proptech – the convergence of property and technology – will be key to powering the cities of tomorrow.

The report examines what lies beyond the hype to see the challenges and opportunities of delivering on the smart city promise. 

Key themes

  • A meaningful definition of smart cities for governments, businesses and citizens
  • The eight ways real estate will deliver on the smart cities promise
  • What are the issues preventing smart cities from materialising
  • Where are the smart cities opportunities in Asia Pacific


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