Urban Land Values

Section 1: The Economist’s City


From: Cities Matter


Chapter 3 examines urban land value, discussing topics including land value, the choice between urban, suburban or rural, types of buildings such as office towers, apartment buildings, rental units and condominium units, commute distance, and supply and demand for land and housing.



Charles-Albert Ramsay

Charles-Albert Ramsay is a Montreal economist and teacher with an MA in Economics from the Université de Sherbrooke. As a journalist, he has reported on new business projects in cities throughout Canada and internationally. Specializing in innovation and urban economics, he has taught economics at Dawson College and Kiuna Institution in Quebec.