International Approaches to Real Estate Development

International Approaches to Real Estate Development

By: Graham Squires (editor), Erwin Heurkens (editor)Paperback

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An international approach to the study and teaching of real estate is increasingly important in today's global market. With chapters covering numerous countries and every continent, International Approaches to Real Estate Development introduces real estate development theory and practice to students and professionals in the comparative international context. The book provides readers with a global compendium written by an international team of experts and includes key features such as: Chapters covering: the United States; United Kingdom; Netherlands; Hungary; United Arab Emerites; Bahrain and Qatar; Ghana; Chile; India; China; Hong Kong; and Australia An introduction providing theory and concepts for comparative analysis Discussion and debate surrounding international real estate development in its approach, characteristics, geography, implementation and outcomes A concluding chapter which brings together comparative analyses of the different real estate development case study findings Reflections on the global financial crisis and the new real estate development landscape Further reading and glossary The wide range of case studies and the mix of textbook theory with research mean this book is an essential purchase for undergraduate and postgraduate students of real estate, property development, urban studies, planning and urban economics.

About Author

Graham Squires is a Senior Lecturer in Planning at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the co-author of Introduction to Building Procurement and author of Urban and Environmental Economics. Erwin Heurkens is a Lecturer in Urban Development Management at the Department of Real Estate and Housing, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. He is the author of Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects.


1. Introduction: Introducing International Approaches to Real Estate Development Graham Squires and Erwin Heurkens 2. United States: Towards Sophisticated Enterprise from Small Private Market Local Entrepreneurs Richard Peiser and David Hamilton 3. United Kingdom: Growth, Structure and Priorities of the UK Real Estate Development Industry: The Longstanding Division between Commercial and Residential Developers David Adams 4. Netherlands: Surviving the Crisis by Searching for `Smart' Alternative Strategies from Neighbouring Countries Erwin van der Krabben and Erwin Heurkens 5. Hungary: The Case of Post-Socialist Urban Planning in Budapest, Hungary Gabor Sooki-Toth, Pal Baross and Aron Horvath 6. Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar: Middle Eastern Complexity and Contradiction Samer Bagaeen 7. Ghana: Impact of Land Use Planning on Real Estate Development Return in a Developing World Context: A Case study of Ghana Kwasi Gyau Baffour Awuah, Felix Hammond, Jessica Lamond and Colin Booth 8. Chile: Latino Gentrification from the Santiago `City-Heights' Chile Jorge Inzulza-Contardo 9. India: Real Estate Development in the Fastest Growing Free Market Democracy Richard Reed 10. China: From a Planned Welfare-Based Public Housing System to a Market-Oriented Real Estate Industry Jean Chen and Ruihui Lin 11. Hong Kong: The Speculative Rather than Technical Real Estate Property Market Process Paul H K Ho 12. Australia: Dark and Light through a Looking Glass Eddo Coiacetto 13. Conclusion: Concluding International Approaches to Real Estate Development Graham Squires and Erwin Heurkens

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415828581
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 238
  • ID: 9780415828581
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0415828589

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