Leren van buitenlandse steden: Het doen van comparatief onderzoek

Erwin Heurkens, 17 December 2020, Master City Developer, Module 7 In order to draw lessons from foreign practices of urban planning and development one needs to comprehend the methodological issues related to international comparative studies and lesson-drawing. Institutional comparisons between cultures, systems and practices making use of institutional models assist in understanding and explaining context-specific…

Financiering van Gebiedstransformaties

Erwin Heurkens & Fred Hobma, 3 June 2020, Online Themasessie Stedelijke Transformatie For the Dutch-government funded Stedelijke Transformatie (“Urban Transformations) programme we conducted a research about the Financing of Urban Redevelopment. In February 2020 we presented our preliminary findings at the STedelijke Transformatie congress in Amersfoort.In this theme session/presentation organised as an Webinar we discuss…

Financiering van gebiedstransformatie: Strategieën voor het toepassen van verschillende financieringsvormen bij binnenstedelijke gebiedsontwikkeling

Wie zich buigt over gebiedstransformaties, moet kennis van financiering in huis hebben. De financiering organiseren en toepassen is namelijk een van de belangrijkste voorwaarden om binnenstedelijke transformatieprojecten te kunnen realiseren. We kunnen immers wel mooie plannen bedenken om verouderde of onderbenutte industrieterreinen of kantorengebieden te transformeren naar nieuwe woon(-werk)locaties en daarbij allemaal maatschappelijke ambities formuleren…

Reflectie op Gebiedsinvesteringszones

Erwin Heurkens, 16 October 2019, Ministery IenW, Utrecht CS Gebiedsinvesteringszones (GIZ) (Urban Investment Zones) are a rather new phenomenon for the co-investment in areas characterized by both urban redevelopment and real estate and space management. On behalf of the Praktijkleerstoel Gebiedsontwikkeling and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management I was invited to give my…

Institutional conditions for sustainable private sector-led urban development

Across the globe sustainable private sector-led urban development projects (SPUDPs) in the built environment rarely commence as real estate developers face several institutional barriers which limit their capacity to develop economic-viable, social-responsible, environmental-friendly urban places.  However, it is largely unknown how SPUDPs can be effectuated as insight is lacking into institutional conditions that could incentivise…