Because infrastructure quality and property value growth so often go hand in hand, it stands to reason that improved infrastructure including energy, water, transportation and communications technology, is an economic challenge the commercial property industry has a great interest in. But rolling out new technologies without testing can cause chaos of all kinds. How can new ideas in infrastructure be tested without putting life, limb and property value at risk?
Across the globe, the tricky problem of testing new infrastructure outside of computer simulations has been attacked from a few different angles, producing three giant projects that will amaze anyone familiar with the real estate development process. Catch up with the state of the “smart city”