Methods and models for international comparative approaches to real estate development

Real estate development is a significant factor in planning the built environment. It shapes the way people live and work, and by doing so enables human activity to evolve. Real estate development forms a contemporary reflection of social, economic, environmental, and political forces at hand. Furthermore, due to globalization, we are increasingly witnessing similar trends…

“Book Review International Approaches to Real Estate Development” – JCEB

A fair book review by Piyush Tiwari (University of Melbourne) published in the Journal of Construction Economics and Building on our latest book International Approaches to Real Estate Development. Highlights of book review: What distinguishes the book from others is its comparative nature. An edited book with thirteen authors investigating real estate development in eleven…

“Nieuwe, relevante wetenschap voor gebiedsontwikkeling” – GO.nu

Op de TU Delft, 28 november 2014, in één dag, drie presentaties van internationale wetenschappelijke publicaties over hedendaagse ontwikkelingen. Twee van de drie zijn erg relevant in de gebiedsontwikkeling: (1) ‘The Future Financing of Real Estate Development in Cities’ en (2) ‘International Approaches to Real Estate Development’. In dit artikel een korte beschrijving van beide…

International Approaches to Real Estate Development

In the edited book International Approaches to Real Estate Development Graham Squires and I compare different approaches to real estate development across the globe, both developed and developing countries, by introducing an institutional model and themes and issues of real estate development. An international approach to the study and teaching of real estate is increasingly important in today’s global…

Netherlands: a search for alternative public-private development strategies from neighbouring countries

While for a long time the Dutch followed their own path in land and property development, they have now broadened their scope to alternative approaches. One might argue that they are forced to do so by changing market conditions on the one hand, and a different, neoliberal political attitude towards the role of the public sector in planning and…