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Community’s Interest in Brownfield Development: A Case in Melbourne

Xuqing Li, Hao Wu, Huiying Cynthia Hou, Wilson Lu (ed.), Xinhua Lu (ed.)

Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate | Central China Normal University | Published : 2020

Abstract

Brownfield developments may be theoretically and practically approached as the method and process to convert previous industrial land with environmental concern that mitigates problem occurs in the urbanisation processes. Given rapid urban growth and land supply constraint, urban brownfield is becoming attractive to developers and local government. Along with research focus on developer and planner’s perspectives, this paper investigates local community’s involvement in and its impact on brownfield developments. Local community suffers cost and risk associate with brownfield development which can be easily discounted or even ignored development phases. It is important to understand community..

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