(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Concentration or dispersion? Location choice of commercial developers in the Portland Metropolitan Area, 2000–2007

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DONG H. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, California State Univ., Fresno, ETATS-UNIS


This article studies the dynamics of urban spatial structure from the supply side of the real estate market and tests the capacity of regional governments to manage urban growth by influencing the location choices of developers in Portland, Oregon. The model results indicate that commercial development shows a clear trend of decentralization from its central city. Instead, commercial developers tended to locate them in locations within or in close proximity to employment subcenters


Article of periodic

published at : Urban geography / ISSN 0272-3638

Editor : Winston, Silver Spring, MD - ETATS-UNIS (1980)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 34, no7 [pp. 989-1010]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 4 tabl., 2 cartes



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1080/02723638.2013.778587

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