Contracting for Better Places: A Relational Analysis of Development Agreements in Urban Development Projects

Contracting for Better Places A Relational Analysis of Development Agreements in Urban Development Projects Large scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas For their realization cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensabl

  • Title: Contracting for Better Places: A Relational Analysis of Development Agreements in Urban Development Projects
  • Author: Menno van der Veen
  • ISBN: 9781607500056
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Large scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable Contracting for Better Places focuses on the development agreements that these parties close It follows from the relational contract theory that, as the projects evolve oLarge scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable Contracting for Better Places focuses on the development agreements that these parties close It follows from the relational contract theory that, as the projects evolve over time, these agreements have to promote relational values such as trust and flexibility This work displays four interesting cases Battery Park City and Hudson Yards both in New York City , Zuidas Amsterdam and King s Cross London The content, meaning and function of real life development agreements of these focal projects are studied and criticized The conclusions have a case specific as well as a general character.

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