During the 2021 ULI Europe Virtual Conference, Marnix Galle, chairman of ULI Europe, sat down with Philippe Close, the mayor of Brussels, Belgium. Close provided insight into the future of Brussels, how COVID-19 has affected the city, and what the city is doing to adapt. Galle began by citing a competitiveness study done by ULI […]
Mayor of Stockholm, Anna König Jerlmyr, is one of many mayors across Europe, from Mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who is seeking to show how their cities can rise to the unique challenges of the present – and thrive in the post-pandemic world. In an interview with The Local, […]
Paul Depla, (mayor of Breda, Netherlands): The world is changing rapidly and globalisation is on the rise. People are migrating more and more to cities. Urban expansion, however, is not to be taken for granted. People choose to live in cities that differentiate themselves. Where the living, working, recreation and business climate are good. Where people work with vision and eye for the future. Now and in the future, Breda wants to be dynamic, economically healthy and appealing. And whilst doing so, remain relevant to its inhabitants, visitors, students and the business community.