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The Dynamics Of Urban Property Development

Author : Jack Rose
ISBN : 9781135031381
Genre : Reference
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Jack Rose examines the social, economic and political forces which have shaped the towns and cities of the UK since the Industrial Revolution. The unrestricted and largely unplanned development which followed the Industrial Revolution created unacceptable living and working conditions for which a century of legislation failed to provide a remedy. In the last fifty years of economic, political and legal changes have all affected the shape and speed of development through rent control, taxation, planning directives and other mechanisms. The interplay of political changes and economic circumstances which produces the 'dynamics' of development is covered here from the unique standpoint of the author's long and successful career in the property industry. This book was first published in 1985

The Economics Of Urban Property Markets

Author : Paschalis A. Arvanitidis
ISBN : 9781317637189
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the relationship between the property market and urban economy. The stimulus for this work was provided by the seemingly ever-accelerating process of urban economic change and the noticeable failure of existing studies to adequately explore the pivotal role that the property market plays in this process. Drawing on institutional economics, the central argument of the book is that the property market as an institution is a mediator through which urban economic potential can be realised and served. In developing this argument, the book provides a critical realist ontological framework that advances understanding of the institutional structure of the economy and the complex interrelation between the institutional environment and human agency, as well as a holistic theoretical framework of urban economic change, where appropriate emphasis is placed on the specific mechanisms, processes and dynamics through which the built environment is provided. Arvanitidis also explores an institutional conceptualisation of property market efficiency, defined in terms of the ability of the market institution to adapt its structure and to provide outcomes that the economy requires. To inform empirical research on the developed concepts, the book also offers a generic analytical approach specifying appropriate research methods and techniques for investigation along with a specific research design providing an operational framework that translates developed theory into empirical practice. The book’s primary contribution therefore lies in its delineation of a holistic research programme to conceptualise the property market as an institution and to explore its role within the urban economy.

Boedapest Istanboel En Warschau

Author : Tuna Taşan-Kok
ISBN : 9789059720411
Genre : City planning
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Urban Process And Power

Author : Peter J. Ambrose
ISBN : 9780415008518
Genre : Architecture
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Comparison with processes elsewhere in Europe helps to confirm the view that recent deregulatory strategies have produced many adverse effects and underlines the need to move back to land development procedures that show a better balance between the private, public and voluntary sectors and a greater sensitivity to users of the environment. The book will be invaluable to those interested in the development of the built environment and especially to those concerned with the extent to which democratic accountability is being eroded.

Local Politics And The Dynamics Of Property In Africa

Author : Christian Lund
ISBN : 9781139469180
Genre : Political Science
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Access to land and property is vital to people's livelihoods in rural, peri-urban, and urban areas in Africa. People exert tremendous energy to have land claims recognized as rights with a variety of political, administrative, and legal institutions. This book provides a detailed analysis of how public authority and the state are formed through debates and struggles over property in the Upper East Region of Ghana. While scarcity may indeed promote exclusivity, the evidence from this book shows that when there are many institutions competing for the right to authorize claims to land, the result of an effort to unify and clarify the law is to intensify competition among them and weaken their legitimacy. The book explores how state divestiture of land in 1979 encouraged competition between customary authorities and how the institution of the earthpriest was revived. Such processes are key to understanding property and authority in Africa.

Partnerships In Urban Property Development

Author : Nigel Dubben
ISBN : 9781405111799
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book covers partnerships in the broadest sense, presenting a critical account of the whole range of partnerships in property development. The emphasis is on the relationship between developers and landowners, developers and funders, and the provision of public services through the use of private finance. The authors draw on their own professional experience of running property partnerships and, with carefully researched case studies, present the 'insider' view, making a potentially dry and complex subject accessible and lively. The book moves beyond a theoretical overview and, by illuminating the reality of property partnerships shows for example, exactly how the government is procuring schools, hospitals and roads. This clear and objective analysis sets property partnerships in their economic and political contexts and will be of topical interest to surveyors and developers - in both private practice and local authorities - as well as to funders. Students in surveying, estate management and real estate development will also find this a concise and authoritative guide. Contents 1 The Public and Private Sectors 2 The Property Development Process 3 Partnership Negotiations using Development Appraisal Techniques 4 The Private Finance Initiative 5 Public Private Partnerships: the Urban Experience of Dublin 6 Property Funding Partnerships 7 Development Partnerships and Landowners 8 International Trends and Public Private Partnerships 9 Economic Background and Future Trends

Planning Risk And Property Development

Author : Nikos Karadimitrio
ISBN : 9780415481106
Genre : Architecture
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Urban regeneration schemes involving a wide range of actors and dependent on private investment are increasingly deployed in Europe’s cities with the aim of delivering private, merit and public goods. This book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in these schemes in cities of three advanced European economies. It researches the outcomes of actor interactions as these transform under the influence of changing market circumstances and associated risks. The book focuses on the way this change is reflected in the provision of mixed-use developments within a context of increasingly polarised housing markets and urban growth patterns. It argues that although these schemes can and do deliver much-needed dwellings, their exposure to market risks may in many cases cause them to fall short of the desired socio-economically sustainable outcomes.

The Great Urban Transformation

Author : You-tien Hsing
ISBN : 9780199568048
Genre : Business & Economics
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As China is transformed, relations between society, the state, and the city have become central. The Great Urban Transformation investigates what is happening in cities, the urban edges, and the rural fringe in order to explain these relations. In the inner city of major metropolitan centers, municipal governments battle high-ranking state agencies to secure land rents from redevelopment projects, while residents mobilize to assert property and residential rights. At the urban edge, as metropolitan governments seek to extend control over their rural hinterland through massive-scale development projects, villagers strategize to profit from the encroaching property market. At the rural fringe, township leaders become brokers of power and property between the state bureaucracy and villages, while large numbers of peasants are dispossessed, dispersed, and deterritorialized, and their mobilizational capacity is consequently undermined. The Great Urban Transformation explores these issues, and provides an integrated analysis of the city and the countryside, elite politics and grassroots activism, legal-economic and socio-political issues of property rights, and the role of the state and the market in the property market.

Southeast Asian Urbanism

Author : Hans-Dieter Evers
ISBN : 3825840212
Genre : Social Science
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This book is based on the results of over two decades of field research on cities and towns of Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. The connections between micro and macro processes, between grassroots interactions and urban structures, between social theory and empirical data are analysed to provide a vivid picture of the great variety of urban forms, the social creativity in the slums of Bangkok, Manila or Jakarta, the variety of cultural symbolism and the political and religious structuration of urban space. The book is written in the tradition of German or European sociological research from Marx and Weber to Habermas and Bourdieu. It will be of interest to urban anthropologists, political scientists and sociologists, to students of Southeast Asian history, culture and society, to urban planners and policy makers.

Railway Development

Author : Frank Bruinsma
ISBN : 3790819727
Genre : Business & Economics
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The role of railways in urban development is the subject of this book. The central aim is to inquire into how especially the development of high-speed rail and light rail links will affect European cities. The analyses are carried out with special attention given to the broader institutional environment of the railway system, including the shift toward privatised railway companies and internationalisation.

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