Transformational Trends Shaping the Cities of the Future, 2022 Research Study – How will cities evolve over the next 10 years? –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Transformational trends are shaping the cities of the future” report has been added to from offer.

This study focuses on three themes (resilience, quality of life and productivity) that will serve as the foundation for the cities of tomorrow. Trends within each theme should shape the purpose, design and living environment of cities of the future. These trends will be examined in more detail.

With an additional 2.5 billion people expected to live in cities by 2050, governments around the world are looking for city-level solutions for city-level problems. Governments are turning to smart city initiatives to address a convergence of socio-economic, resilience and citizen engagement pressures. Post-pandemic city revitalization initiatives are spreading far and wide.

While once concentrated in megacities, the greatest opportunities are now found in small Tier II cities, which face pressing urbanization challenges but have only recently begun to embrace digital solutions.

The initial hype surrounding smart cities is turning into a broader discussion about technology-centric approaches that can help cities become more resilient in the post-pandemic era.


  • How will cities evolve in the next 10 years?

  • What themes will constitute the cities of the future?

  • What role do smart city technologies and trends play in the cities of the future?

  • What growth opportunities are emerging?

Main topics covered:

Strategic imperatives

  • Why is growth getting harder and harder to achieve?

  • The strategic imperative

  • Our Mega Trend universe – Overview

  • Growth opportunities fuel the growth pipeline engine


  • Our universe Mega Trend – Future Cities

  • Principle results

  • Growth opportunities for future success

Analysis of trending opportunities

  • Trending Opportunity Overview

  • Trending Opportunity – Regional Exposure

  • Trend Opportunity Levers

  • Analysis of the attractiveness of trending opportunities

Analysis of growth opportunities

  • Growth Opportunity 1 – Innovation Hub Accelerators

  • Growth Opportunity 2 – Digital Command Center

  • Growth Opportunity 3 – Innovative Financing

  • Success factors for growth


Next steps

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Paul N. Strickland