Journal article

Spatial structure of residential property-value distribution in Beijing and Jakarta

SS Han

ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A-ECONOMY AND SPACE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2004

Abstract

An understanding of metropolitan spatial structure in property-value distribution is essential for international real-estate decisionmaking, yet knowledge accumulated in this area is limited because of data and methodology constraints. The author extends knowledge of the area by examining the spatial distribution pattern of housing prices (instead of the much-studied population and employment distributions) and two Pacific-Asia metropolises (rather than US cities or other cities in developed countries). Data were collected in Beijing, China, and Jakarta, Indonesia, from field reconnaissance surveys and interviews in 2000 and 2001. Digital terrain models were constructed for visualizing the p..

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