The company chose Singapore to locate its headquarters for its advisory business because of its comprehensive infrastructure ecosystem, strong business environment and a steady stream of development work.
The country itself is a leader in the area and is one of the few visionary cities that will lead the way in transforming urban infrastructure and built environment, said the company, which employs 18,000 people across 29 countries. Singapore’s success came about as a result of government leadership, supportive businesses and a tech-savvy public.
Acuity plans to invest $2.5 million over the next five years to recruit and develop high-potential professionals in Singapore. The goal is to equip professionals with skills in advanced infrastructure development and overcoming complex asset management challenges.
The company has played a key role in the planning, design and construction supervision of some of the largest and most complex projects in the Asia Pacific region, including the MTR Corporation’s railway lines in Hong Kong.