Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Gauging the outcomes of US brownfields revitalisation: A review of the impacts

The full text article is not available for purchase.

The publisher only permits individual articles to be downloaded by subscribers.

This paper reviews the existing literature on the beneficial effects of reusing brownfields to promote urban regeneration and renewal in North America. Studies included in the review represent a range of scales from the national to the local level and cover several methodological approaches. In addition to discussing shortcomings in this literature in differentiating economic benefits and impacts and measuring social welfare changes for guiding public policy, it suggests directions for improving the estimation of beneficial effects. These include the adoption of a wider variety of metrics, increased emphasis on the distribution of these effects, and a more transparent, broader area accounting perspective.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Brownfields; US environmental policy; contamination; economic impacts; reuse

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 January 2010

More about this publication?
  • Journal of Urban Regeneration & Renewal is the essential peer-reviewed journal for all professionals concerned with physical, economic and social regeneration of urban communities. It publishes in-depth articles and real world case studies on the latest strategy, policy making and current and best practice in the field. Guided by its expert Editor and Editorial Board, each quarterly 100-page issue does not publish advertising but rather in-depth articles written by and for urban regeneration professionals analysing current and best practice in the planning, consultation, funding, delivery and long-term management of regeneration programmes, as well as the latest policy making, developments and research in the field.

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Contact us
  • Forthcoming content
  • Multi-user licences
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
UA-1313315-29
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more