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Welcome to Shanghai!

Posted by: Sylvia Koh, Head of Corporate Consulting, Asia Pacific I am delighted to be introducing the first speaker for the first-ever CoreNet Global Summit to be held in Shanghai. It has been eight years since a Summit was held in mainland China. Since the Beijing Summit in 2005, China has shifted from an investment-led [...]

Smart grid cities: the latest research findings

“Smart Grid” is a commonly used term today, but not everyone knows what it means. Corporate Solutions Research Director, Christian Beaudoin, provides a clear definition as well as the latest findings from Jones Lang LaSalle’s research on Smart Grid Cities. Improved vacancy rates, higher energy efficiency and greater growth are some of the benefits seen [...]

Video: Day 2 highlights from John Forrest

Keeping our heads above water?

Posted by:  Tim Venable, V.P. Knowledge Services, CoreNet Global Keynote speaker Jonathan Pain outlined the “great divide” in today’s world: emerging markets and submerging markets. What will it take to get the US and other developed economies back to the surface, with their heads above water? Tim

The rise of the Asian middle class

Posted by: Su Lim, Head of Strategic Workplace Services, Asia Pacific Jonathan Pain discussed the rise of the Asian middle class as being a major shift in our region.  The cause is very much connected to unprecedented growth in Asia and the rapid urbanisation of China and India.  This is going have a significant impact [...]