Expanding City Borders

China: Looking Ahead

January 11, 2018

As larger proportions of China’s population move from the countryside to become urban citizens, they’re choosing to call the nation’s lower-tier cities home. Subsequently, the country’s less well-known cities are seen as new potential growth engines. This growth makes it imperative to increase government spending to invest in the infrastructure required to accommodate additional people and the spaces, services, and amenities required to support them.

Learn more about how we view the growth of China’s second- and third-tier cities.

We asked Susanna Swee, Managing Principal, Shanghai | Executive Vice President, Asia about the ways in which China can continue to grow by expanding beyond its first-tier cities.

There’s just tremendous opportunities – so much potential in the second- and third-tier cities.