Managing disruption in a changing world

December 2019

Mobility, energy and infrastructure are converging and need to adapt to major disruptive forces—technological, societal and environmental. Leaders from GII’s Building Change roundtable in San Francisco describe these new challenges how and how to begin adapting to disruption now.


Infrastructure agencies need to prepare for two very different scenarios—a sharp rise in funding or a precipitous drop.

Jared Katseff, Shannon Peloquin, Michael Rooney, and Todd Wintner, McKinsey & Company


Infrastructure projects can create jobs and spur economic growth—both critical as the world reckons with the fallout from COVID-19. But budgets are tight, so which projects should be prioritized?

Aaron BielenbergSarah BrodyPaul Jacobson, and Rebecka Pritchard, McKinsey & Company


Governments have used a variety of measures to support commercial real estate and their tenants through COVID-19—with mixed results for both parties. What opportunity exists for new approaches?

Jonathan Lurie, Realty Corporation Ltd. and McKinsey & Company, and Rob Palter, McKinsey & Company

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