How familiar are you with design and development of urban mega-projects?

 Under what circumstances can foreign investors undertake massive mixed-use projects? What are the factors that determine success of these mega-projects?

In this week’s EPP blog, we feature (MCP '16) Marcel William’s thesis about the Forest City mega-project in Johor, Malaysia. Marcel describes the experience of a Chinese investor and developer operating in Malaysia. Undertaking massive projects in unfamiliar settings can be very risky. What do you think are the most daunting challenges facing a company like Country Garden Ltd., the developer of Forest City?

Read more about the development of mega-projects in Asia in this week's EPP Blog.