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MIT World Real Estate Forum featured prominently in Urban Land magazine

September 5, 2017

The MIT World Real Estate Forum is featured prominently in Urban Land Magazine. Panelists weigh in on the value of sustainable development, and the impact of technology on the global generation and expansion of cities. 

Technological innovations are affecting nearly every facet of how societies function, but it is the corresponding evolution of human behavior—not the technology itself—that is driving how the next generation of cities around the globe is being built. That was the general feeling of a panel of large-scale developers—veritable city builders—assembled at the World Real Estate Forum by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate for the module, “City 3.0: The Role of Development in Our Urban Futures.”

L-R: Jonathan Thorpe, senior executive vice president/chief investment officer, Gale International; Tim Blackburn, general manager, development and valuations, Swire Properties; Anita Arjundas, managing direcor & CEO, Mahindra Lifespace Developers; Roger Madelin, head of Canada Water Development, British Land; and moderator Rosemary Feenan, global research programs and cities research center, JLL.

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