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Mixed-use developments, which typically blend residential, commercial and retail components, are nothing new. But pandemic-related changes in how people live, work and relax have propelled mixed-use hubs to the forefront of the sustainable development movement.

The concept has evolved into what many now refer to as the “20-minute neighbourhood” or “smart city”. These are basically easily accessible, safe and attractive precincts where people can meet most of their everyday needs within a 20-minute walk, cycle or public transport trip...

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