(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Can sustainability enhance business district attractiveness? a survey of corporate property decisions in France

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) ESSEC Business School, Cergy-Pontoise, FRANCE
(2) BEM, Management School, Bordeaux, FRANCE


This paper studies the importance of sustainable principles in property decisions and its impact on attractiveness for business districts in France. It analyses a sample of corporate property managers highlights key factors indicating the influence of sustainable principles alongside more traditional determinants of territorial attractiveness. This approach enables the drawing up of a typology of companies according to the influence of sustainability issues, showing the rise in importance placed on sustainability in location decisions made by listed companies, companies that own their head offices and companies located in the main business districts of the Paris metropolitan area


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 50, no16 [pp. 3288-3304]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 3 fig., 2 tabl.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1177/0042098013484535

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