Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included):

  • Charles Anderson (@CRASingapore, LinkedIn), founder of Charles Reed Anderson and Associates. [0:17]
    • What have you been up to since we last spoke? [0:29]
  • Smart Cities Success: Connecting People, Proptech and Real Estate report by Charles Reed Anderson & Associates and JLL (full download of the report here) [0:37]
    • What are the main themes of the report and its intended audience? [1:23]
    • Can you discuss the findings of the report in brief? [3:23]
    • Why are cities at the center of this conversation from the perspective of challenges? [6:39]
    • How do you define ‘smart city’ in the report? [7:45]
    • What is the role played by real estate space in smart cities? [9:00]
    • Can the vision of smart cities eventually be realized? [12:25]
    • In the report, you have looked at the opportunities and challenges for different countries such as Australia, China, India, Japan and Singapore, what are the interesting points on the cities within these set of countries on delivering smart cities? [16:03]
    • Which smart cities will be interesting to you at this moment? [19:50]
    • Where do we go next for smart cities? [21:20]
  • Closing [23:22]
    • Can you recommend a book, podcast or anything else that has impact to your work and personal life recently? [23:39]
      • Charles’ recommendation: Reading the transcripts of interviews he did with different people in how they looked at the smart cities.
    • How do my audience find you? [24:22]