25: Property: What makes a successful city?

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Why are some cities thriving creators of jobs and growth? Is a local university a driver of innovation or does it risk turning the area into a ‘student’ town? How important is making the commuter trains run on time in an age of flexible working? A strong city relies on many factors to drive employment growth but when successful, we believe this is associated with resilient and growing property income and therefore better investment performance.

Bill Page, Business Space Research Manager, Real Assets
Robin Martin, Research Director, Real Assets
Mark Chappel, Senior Investment Writer

Read more about Bill’s research here:

http://www.lgim.com/uk/en/insights/our-thinking/long-term-thinking/investing-in-future-cities.html

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