Videos




Dynamic Cities - Overview

Kiran Patel, global chief investment officer at Savills Investment Management, provides an overview of the Dynamic Cities project and its value for commercial real estate investors.



Dynamic Cities - Methodology

Victoria Ormond, Senior Research Analyst at Savills Investment Management, describes the methodology behind Dynamic Cities.



Why Dynamic Cities matters for commercial real estate

Irfan Younus, Head of Research, Europe, at Savills Investment Management, explains why Dynamic Cities matters for commercial real estate.



Dynamic Cities - Infrastructure

Cities are reliant on underlying Infrastructure for sustainable growth, and require seamless transportation of people and information.



Dynamic Cities - Interconnection

Dynamic Cities captures a range of Interconnection indicators covering technological connectivity, within-city transportation options, national and global interconnectedness and congestion.



Dynamic Cities - Inclusion

Inclusion serves to make a city more attractive to a wider cohort of firms and individuals, increasing real estate demand and quality of living.



Dynamic Cities - Inspiration

Inspiration prompts creativity that spurs the formation of new ideas, helping boost a city's growth potential and insulate it against obsolescence.



Dynamic Cities - Innovation

Innovation serves to future proof cities and bring about positive technological change.



Dynamic Cities - Investment

More liquid markets engender further Investment in a city. Investment is tied up in commercial real estate drivers and future population forecasts, and when combined with the other five 'i' categories that Dynamic Cities examines, gives a guide to the Investment potential of European cities.



Dynamic Cities influencers - London

Jules Pipe MBE, London Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, on what makes London a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Paris

Lionel Grotto, CEO of Paris Global Enterprises, on what makes Paris a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Amsterdam

Bob van der Zande, Director, Residential Markets, Metropolitan Region Amsterdam, on what makes Amsterdam a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Dublin

Mary Buckley, Executive Direction at IDA Ireland, on what makes Dublin a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Munich

Josef Schmid, Deputy Mayor and Head of the City of Munich's Department of Labour and Economic Development, on what makes Munich a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Stockholm

Olof Zetterberg, CEO, Stockholm Business Region, on what makes Stockholm a top 10 dynamic city



Dynamic Cities influencers - Frankfurt

Hubertus Väth, Managing Director, Frankfurt Main Finance, on what makes Frankfurt a top 20 dynamic city



Top 10 dynamic cities - London

London, which is #1 in the overall 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, also takes the top position for the Innovation, Inspiration, Interconnection, Infrastructure and Investment rankings.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Cambridge

Cambridge, which is #2 in the overall 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, is now the base for the largest technology cluster in Europe and has the highest density of patent applications relative to UK population.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Paris

Paris, which is #3 in the overall 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, scores particularly highly on Infrastructure, Interconnection and Investment. The first phase of the Grand Paris urban development project will complete in time for the 2024 Summer Olympics, hosted by the French capital.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Amsterdam

Amsterdam, which is #4 in the overall 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, scores highly on Innovation, Inspiration, Investment and Interconnection, with its South-Axis business district undergoing major redevelopment to become a mixed-use urban hub.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Berlin

Berlin, which is #5 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, drew almost 70% of Germany’s overall venture capital investment of EUR 4.3 billion in 2017.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Dublin

Dublin, which is #6 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings and scores particularly highly on Inclusion, has attracted start-ups and technology giants to the Dublin Docklands office market, which is increasingly becoming a place to live as well as work.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Munich

Munich, which is #7 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, continues to attract domestic and international talent due to its labour market and diversified economic structure.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Oxford

Oxford, which is #8 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings and is increasingly becoming a leader in innovation, sits at the western end of the 'brain belt' growth corridor linking Oxford and Cambridge, along which 1 million new homes are planned to be built.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Basel

Basel, which is #9 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings and a new entrant into the top 10, is strategically located in the tri-border region of Switzerland, France and German, along the European freight corridor, and is the most important logistics location in Switzerland.



Top 10 dynamic cities - Stockholm

Stockholm, which is #10 in the 2018 Dynamic Cities rankings, ranks highly on Investment, Infrastructure and Innovation, and is considered one of Europe's most important tech communities, benefitting from strong accessibility and connectivity.