Mixed-Use

Moderator Michael Ellis, Managing Principal, 5+design and panelists (left to right) Albert Chan, Director of Development Planning and Design, Shui On Land Limited, Hiroyuki Shimizu, Senior Manager, Real Estate Solutions Services Division, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. and Gordon Ongley, Director, Development, Swire Properties Limited, during the panel discussion Transformative Mixed Use Developments at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, in Tokyo, Japan., on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.Planning & Design

Unique Narratives Required for Transformative Mixed-Use Developments

For mixed-use development to be truly transformative, it needs a story, panelists said at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, held June 3 in Tokyo.

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