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Land value


Conference paper

Land-based infrastructure funding: in Australia and South Korea

Infrastructure is fundamental to the liveability and productivity of any city and, especially post-COVID cities would face the growing significance of suburban infrastructure due to a strengthened preference for low-density living. This research addresses land-based infrastructure funding mechanisms in place in Victoria, Australia and Seoul...
Working paper

How climate affects agricultural land values in Aotearoa New Zealand

This paper examines how differences in climate across space influence the value of New Zealand agricultural land.

The rezoning honeypot: evidence from Fishermans Bend

Planning decisions that alter the nature or extent of property rights on land can generate large windfall gains on the value of that land. This study compares 2017 sales data for 33 properties in Fishermans Bend where there was a repeat sale at the time...

Purchase of the ‘Leppington Triangle’ land for the future development of Western Sydney Airport

The objective of this audit was to examine whether the federal Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications exercised appropriate due diligence in its acquisition of the ‘Leppington Triangle’ land for the future development of the Western Sydney Airport.
Conference paper

Biophilic urban regeneration: can biophilics be a land value capture mechanism?

There is strong evidence for environmental, economic and social benefits derived through the applied methodology of biophilic design. Early data on the impacts of biophilics provides evidence for the significant increase in urban land and property prices as well as the public value of ecosystem...

Framework for land value capture from investments in transit in car-dependent cities

Many car-dependent cities have major transit projects stuck in financial and economic assessment due to inadequate links between land use, transport, and funding. This has left most urban transport networks underfunded and requiring significant government support. During this widening transit funding gap, there has been...
Conference paper

Investigating the relationship between property values and employment trends

In a global economy where the dominant paradigm is economic rationalism, land property values exert substantial influence upon both our built and natural landscape.