23 March

Sydney Is Back Among The Top Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World

The Economist Worldwide Cost of Living survey that compares the relative cost of living across 133 cities sees Singapore retain its title as the world’s most expensive city for the fifth consecutive year. Top ten is largely dominated by major Asian and European cities, with Singapore, Hong Kong (4th), Sydney (10th) and Seoul (6th) competing […]

31 October

Sunk Investment Sinks Strategy

Decentralising jobs away from existing agglomerations of activity is expensive and unproductive. A common response to the perceived negative impacts of sprawl is to seek to shift jobs to the urban fringes assuming that, by strengthening the relationship between where residents live and work, issues such as congestion and dormitory suburbs can be more effectively […]