Private sector-led urban development: Characteristics, typologies and practices – RCRED

The role of the private sector in shaping the built environment is historically evident and seemingly increasing in contemporary urban development practice. Traditionally real estate developers and investors play a crucial role in realising and financing urban development and real estate projects. In addition, other private sector actors like owners, entrepreneurs, local citizens and all…

Real Estate Development: An overview – RCRED

Introduction to the Companion Real estate development is a significant factor in shaping the built environment. It shapes the way people live and work, and by doing so determines and enables human activity and its evolution. Around the globe, real estate development forms a contemporary reflection of societal needs and the market demand in particular…

Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to better understand the full complexity of global real estate development….

Forms of privatization in Dutch urban development

An unsolicited private proposal, a flexible masterplan and land-use plan, a quality team that overtakes the role of the public aesthetics commission, and private quality safeguarding for plan judgement and construction supervision. These instruments and agreements are used by housing association De Alliantie, the Municipality of Amsterdam, and other parties in the urban development project…

Ruimte voor durf voor diversiteit in gebiedstransformaties

Verheul, W.J., Daamen, T., Heurkens, E., Hobma, F. & Vriends, R. (2017) Ruimte voor durf voor diversiteit in gebiedstransformaties. Delft, TU Delft. In opdracht van: Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties. Begeleidingscommissie: Jasper van Rooijen, Dino van Dal, Maurice Cramers. Dit onderzoek is tot stand gekomen in het kader van de City Deal Binnenstedelijk Bouwen…

De Rotterdamse High Line – Vers Beton

Bewoners en ondernemers in de Agniesebuurt, Bergpolder en het Liskwartier kunnen niet wachten tot het zover is: de voltooiing van de herontwikkeling van de Hofbogen en de Hofpleinlijn. Wanneer kunnen we het dak op? Bij de High Line zijn er heel actieve omwonenden die zich hard maakten voor behoud en herontwikkeling, en een gemeente die mee wil…