Cities of Tomorrow
Cities of tomorrow
Cities are home to more than half of the world's population, and continued urbanization brings significant challenges. But cities also hold the key to a better tomorrow, if only we insist on finding new ways. Here's a collection of thoughts and solutions from ourselves and others working with the challenges, complexities and opportunities of the urban ecosystem.
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No one can move the needle alone
Better Finance, Better Built environment
We need to radically transform our cities. That challenge – the built environment transition – is al...
True partnerships in an era of radical collaboration
Our vision of partnerships is one based on true shared vision. Deep trust. Long-term thinking, share...
Decarbonizing the built environment, together
The most recent IPCC report is unequivocal. To have any chance of dealing with the “climate time-b...
How can we meet the urgency of financing climate action in cities?
Urban Partners is anchored by a mission that a significant investment gap exists in the green transi...
The cost of inaction far outruns the cost of action
Why investments across the urban ecosystem is needed
...and how a comprehensive investment platform like Urban Partners can truly power the progress of c...
Financing to shape the future of real estate: the de-risking decarbonization circle of investors, banks and tenants
In the ever-evolving landscape of environmental sustainability, the real estate industry finds itsel...
Risk & Resilience: The role of cities in tackling the climate crisis
We’ve supported the world leading climate experts from Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) in the c...
Climate 101 - a cheat sheet of the latest climate science
The Climate 101 briefing is a primer that contextualises the latest research on climate change, with...
Powering inclusive climate action in cities
A new analysis from C40 Cities suggests efforts to meet climate targets and protect the most vulnera...
Why the Urban Stack is the next frontier of tech and sustainability investing
If we are going to build the equivalent of an entire New York City every month for the next four dec...
The Reshaping of City and Metropolitan Economies: 5 Trends to Watch in 2023
In this article, Bruce Katz reviews 5 key urban trends to watch out for in 2023, outlining the path...
Cities are our best chance to survive
Sustainable living is not viable outside cities
C40´s Helene Chartier speaks in this interview with Dezeen about why cities are our best chance of s...
Invest in our planet and the future of cities
The article from C40 makes the business case for investing in cities. With adequate investment, citi...
Is the tiny little neighborhood the city of the future?
This Guardian article tells the story of O'Fallon, a small neighbourhood in the US Midwest that has...
Social value is the key to unlocking urban transformation
The article points out that alongside the long overdue focus on tackling climate change, the private...
Press and News
Urban Partners secures €136m first close for fourth Velo Capital fund, with a focus on Northern European ‘brown to green’ projects
Urban Partners more than doubles its revenue in 2022 – exceeding DKK 1 billion
Urban Partners raises more than €3.6 billion for new NREP fund, the largest ever European value-add real estate fund
Urban Partners appoints Jim Hagemann Snabe to Board of Directors as Vice Chairperson
New investment platform calls on industry to radically change investment approach