FDI into the Egyptian capital of Cairo has never fully recovered from the knock it took in the Arab Spring of 2011. However, the city's tech scene is thriving.
It is a lot to ask of a city for it to shut down to apocalyptic levels and then reopen for a new dawn. But if one city is resilient, it is NYC, a city that is seeming a surprising uptick in real estate.
Work, education, entertainment, or simply better connectivity all draw people to urban areas. By the end of this century, around 85% of the world population are predicted to live in cities, but new research has shone a light on what suburban means for emission levels.
Tel Aviv’s thriving tech scene has continued to attract foreign investment throughout the pandemic, but labour shortages remain a big challenge.
The race for cities to become 'smart' has been heightened by the Covid-19 pandemic, but with cybersecurity and other considerations to take into account, a more cautious approach may be advisable.
When Covid hit the Netherlands in 2020, Amsterdam emptied of visitors overnight. Long-term residents, inured to the permanent noise and litter and tourists peeing in the streets, welcomed the newfound tranquillity. The pandemic, they told the Washington Post, was “a blessing in disguise”.
A survey from the Site Selectors Guild shows investment in new office projects is low as a result of the remote working revolution brought about by Covid-19. However, storage demand is on the up.
Life has changed in more ways than one in the Bay Area due to the Covid pandemic, but what effect will working from home have on the housing market, and just what will the new normal look like in San Francisco when the pandemic is officially over?
Beirut's enduring ability to attract foreign direct investors has been badly hampered by several fatal blows in 2020.
International travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic have prompted many travel enthusiasts to explore local and regional tourist destinations. However, communities have been affected very differently by increased numbers of homegrown tourists.
Air pollution levels are emerging on migration checklists as quality of life competes with financial factors in the post-pandemic green recovery.
Wuhan’s lockdown was brutal in the extreme but effective, allowing the city to reopen relatively quickly. Companies in the West may look upon it with envy, but would citizens?