Designing cities with health in mind has never been more important

Equitable community design as a social determinant of health

Why It Matters

COVID-19 has highlighted that our health outcomes are linked to socioeconomic factors – and those in turn are affected by where and how we live. Now is the time for social purpose real estate to help lead our recovery efforts towards more equitable, regenerative, and healthier communities for all. This series on social impact real estate is crafted in partnership with Windmill Developments and Urban Equation.

Welcome to the final article in our series on social purpose real estate (SPRE), a topic that is more relevant than ever, given the tremendous impact of COVID-19 on how we interact within our built environment and with each other. 

It’s impossible to think about social purpose real estate now without looking at it through the lens of COVID-19. There are already many examples of real estate assets being repurposed to help with emergency relief, from turning convention centres and sports arenas into field hospitals and

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