Journal article

Polycentric urban development and spatial clustering of condominium property values: Singapore in the 1990s

SS Han

ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A | PION LTD | Published : 2005

Abstract

Spatial decentralization is a common measure used by public planners to redistribute urban social and economic activities in order to resolve escalating problems such as crowdedness, pollution, and high cost of living in the central cities. Findings from studies assessing the changing rent gradient of cities, and probability of development around suburban centers, provide insights to the various impacts of spatial decentralization policies. The author makes use of global and local spatial auto-correlation statistics and seeks to explore the spatial clustering of property values in the context of polycentric urban development. Data were collected from the property sales transaction database i..

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