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Research on the Effect of High-Rise Commercial Building Construction on Land Value of Shanghai in the 1920s
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 Title & Authors
Research on the Effect of High-Rise Commercial Building Construction on Land Value of Shanghai in the 1920s
Sun, Le;
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 Abstract
When the tall office building first appeared in the street of Chicago in the end of Nineteenth Century, this building type has become a commodity in the development of real estate and been defined as a machine that makes the land pay. With the investigation of land price samples of the high-rise commercial buildings and the overall land price development in the central district of International Settlement in Shanghai, this paper tries to examine the site selection and construction of high-rise commercial buildings have important positive effect on the land value development.
 Keywords
High-rise commercial building;Land value;Shanghai;in the 1920s;
 Language
English
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