Housing Resources and Needs in Light of Modern Urban Transformations: the Case of Poznan

Sławomir Palicki

Abstract

Polish cities have been at the stage of a dynamic suburban development for over a decade (which has led to the phenomenon of urban sprawl beyond any control). The population of big urban areas, together with their agglomerations is continuously increasing; however, migration tendencies towards suburban areas are strong as well. In such a situation, the question arises regarding the possibilities and the methods of suppressing the outflow of people to the neighboring communities, and once again, making the city an attractive place to live. The attempt to explain such an issue requires research into both the housing infrastructure and its inhabitants. Poznan has been severely affected by suburbanization. The diagnosis and assessment of Poznan housing resources and the preferences of its inhabitants are the starting point for taking further steps in making the housing conditions more attractive. The article shows the initial results of widespread research regarding housing in the capital city of the Wielkopolska Province (comprising over 2,500 households). A similar study for the entire agglomeration (Poznan County) is due to be completed soon. It will allow for a comparative analysis and formulating recommendations regarding the conditions and the direction of changes on the real estate market which would increase the attractiveness of central cities suffering from suburbanization. In a wider context, the publication might be seen as an analysis of one of the elements of modern urban changes, such as either market driven, or free and spontaneous processes of urban sprawl, and conscious actions taken by local governments (together with developers) regarding the integrated urban revitalization policy.
Author Sławomir Palicki (WZ / KIiN)
Sławomir Palicki,,
- Department of Investment and Real Estate
Journal seriesReal Estate Management and Valuation, [Studia i Materiały Towarzystwa Naukowego Nieruchomości], ISSN 1733-2478, e-ISSN 2300-5289, [2300-5289], (B 12 pkt)
Issue year2017
Vol25
No2
Pages72-78
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishhousing market, housing resources, housing needs
ASJC Classification1406 Marketing; 1408 Strategy and Management; 2002 Economics and Econometrics; 2003 Finance
DOIDOI:10.1515/remav-2017-0014
URL https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/remav.2017.25.issue-2/remav-2017-0014/remav-2017-0014.pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)12
ScoreMinisterial score = 12.0, 07-11-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper) [Not active]: 2017 = 0.597
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