New company Nhood, is focused on wider scale improvement of cities as its name, a contraction of “neighbourhood”, suggests.
Global managing director Etienne Dupuy said that the Paris-based company’s aim is to provide better places, and create synergies that help to improve the environment, to help people have a better life and to help create sustainable businesses and thus add value.
Talking to Real Asset Insight’s Richard Betts, he said that he believes mixed-use development, including retail, is key because single use property is becoming an obsolete concept. He said that the carbon emissions inherent in creating a development make it important to maximise the use of a site.
“There is an urgency to act to mitigate climate change,” he added.
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