“Publiek-privaat en daar voorbij” – Binnenlands Bestuur

De nieuwe wethouders Stadsontwikkeling worden overspoeld met weinig eenduidig advies: ‘Geen actief grondbeleid meer voeren!’ ‘Wacht op initiatief uit de markt!’ ‘Ga zelf maar bouwen, anders komt die sociale woningbouw er nooit.’ Wat zou u doen? Europese verbazing Europa is meer van publieke en private ‘rollen scheiden’ en volgt Nederland dan ook kritisch. Publiek-Private Samenwerking Bij complexe projecten met versnipperd grondbezit kan het zinvol…

Een nieuwe rolverdeling: Privaat ‘in the lead’, publiek faciliteert

Wereldwijd lijkt zich de trend naar privaat-gestuurde gebiedsontwikkeling voor te doen, waarin marktpartijen verantwoordelijk zijn voor zowel grond-, vastgoed- als beheerexploitaties van gebieden, dit alles gefaciliteerd door gemeenten. In Nederland schuiven we ook langzaam in die richting. In privaat-gestuurde gebiedsontwikkeling gaat het o.a. om een formele ontvlechting van publieke en private rollen (bij overeenkomst), maar tegelijkertijd veel ‘informele’ interactie tussen de partijen. Volgens de Britse…

Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects: Management, Partnerships & Effects in the Netherlands and the UK

This doctoral thesis explores the organisational, managerial and financial features of Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects in international comparative perspective by introducing theoretical concepts and case studies from the Netherlands, UK and USA that benefit local planning authorities and property developers to bring innovation to urban development practices. What can we learn from private sector-led urban…

Fall and rise of neoliberal American cities: Towards more sustainable urban development strategies

American cities can be seen as exponents of neoliberal planning concepts implemented throughout the last half century. Also cities worldwide have followed similar or related urban development strategies for establishing economic growth. But are American cities still fit for the 21st century? Are they able to take the lead in building more sustainable urban futures?…

Changing public and private roles in urban development in the Netherlands

This paper addresses the current status of a PhD research on changing public and private roles in urban area development in the Netherlands. Socio-economic and organisational developments towards more Anglo Saxon principles, National spatial planning policy’s emphasis on the planning development concept and coercive tendering procedures of European Law puts established relationships between public and…

Repositioning the management of urban development

Dutch urban area development is faced with an increased influence of the private sector and a decreased influence of government bodies in decision-making processes. This results in a decreasing manageability of urban area development processes which leads to a change in the role and strategic conduct of the parties involved. Public and private parties are looking for new roles,…

The Anglo Saxon Western Wind in urban development

Urban area development is more and more characterised by interdependencies between actors. Not one stakeholder is able to decide about the outcome of a development as a number of different interests are involved. However, urban area development is part of a broader social-economic context in which a number of changes appear nowadays. One major change…