Urbanization Creating liveable cities

Around the world, more and more people are flocking to cities to live, work and play. Urbanization presents an incredible opportunity for humanity but without out proper planning and design, the cities of the future won’t be places where we can fully unlock our potential. At Arcadis, we work to improve quality of life for people in cities, helping to make urban spaces into liveable environments where people can thrive. 

For the first time featuring 100 cities around the globe

International Construction Costs 2019

Global economic volatility, including trade conflicts and tightening finance conditions mean that more than ever, construction clients need predictability and efficiency in their projects.

This allows them to gain competitive advantage and position themselves to make smart decisions.


Leveraging our industry-leading data and cutting-edge digital tools and platforms, our cost management experts have identified three key areas in which construction clients should invest, in order to create long-term value:

  • Innovation – tapping into the vast potential of digitalization
  • End-user benefits – focusing on how people will actually use buildings 
  • Sustainability – reducing impacts on the environment and society