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Evaluation of investor behaviour in urban regeneration

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Adair, A, Berry, J, McGreal, S, Deddis, B and Hirst, S (1999) Evaluation of investor behaviour in urban regeneration. URBAN STUDIES, 36 (12). pp. 2031-2045. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The financing of urban regeneration and levering of private-sector investment remains a major policy issue, This article, utilising the results of a behavioural survey, analyses the motivations of investors and their participation across a range of regeneration initiatives. The pattern of investment activity over the market cycle, reasons for holding an urban regeneration portfolio, evaluative factors and perspectives concerning the attraction of private finance into urban regeneration are considered. The findings indicate that regeneration initiatives provide a significant cushioning effect but that, in terms of holding projects in a property portfolio or evaluating schemes, market-based factors relating to return and risk are core influences.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Built Environment Research Institute
Built Environment Research Institute > Centre for Research on Property and Planning (RPP)
ID Code:2513
Deposited By:Mrs Sadie Magee
Deposited On:08 Dec 2009 11:10
Last Modified:23 Jun 2011 14:04

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