» Mixed-use

New, refurbished and extended developments have embraced the mixing of uses, bringing retail, food & beverage, leisure, work, public realm, logistics and residential together in ever-changing ways.

This blending of categories is evolving, with many schemes no longer prioritising a single activity but instead creating lifestyle destinations, designed around the modern consumer. This is a very important area for locations, as these new types of schemes can enhance and make iconic towns and cities

To do this requires a strong knowledge of the market to fully understand society’s trends, wants and demands. To get a full vision of the multi-usage approach, be sure to read our experts’ articles on the matter and how these issues and trends are shaping the future.