Economic and planning strategy for the Chaoyang district of Beijing, which includes the new Central Business District and a further 400sq km of land extending to the international airport. 

Waters Economics, working with the lead architects/planners, provided analysis and advice from an international perspective for appropriate economic and industry policies and strategies to facilitate Beijing’s further transition to a service-based economy. 

Specific tasks included the analysis of the transition of national capital functions, financial and business services, media and technology hubs and cultural and creative industries. Of particular importance was the relationship between different types of economic activity, population growth and land use.


Core Techniques

Visioning | Cluster Analysis | Comparative Advantage