Sustainable Futures For Industrial Lands

Event Name Sustainable Futures For Industrial Lands
Start Date 28 Aug 2019 1:00 pm
Description

Image of Professor Carl Grodach Over the last two decades, planning authorities have overseen a massive rezoning of inner-city industrial land.

According to conventional wisdom, industrial zones are obsolete in a post-industrial economy and offer a critical opportunity to create housing close to jobs and services, thereby slowing the pace of urban sprawl. However, industrial rezonings have also spurred inner city real estate speculation, forcing many people to move outward in search of affordable shelter.