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Transport and Industrial and Commercial Location

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  • Button, Kenneth J.
  • Lietham, Scott
  • McQuaid, Ronald W.
  • Nelson, John D.

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This paper concerns itself with looking at the importance of transport and related infrastructure on the occupancy of new building and premises. Much regional and urban policy focuses on the importance of land use and building availability as an attraction for industrial and commercial growth. Such facilities, however, provide only one form of infrastructure and this study looks at the influence of local transport quality on the exploitation of new premises. It draws upon a large survey of new premises in the Strathclyde region of Scotland for its empirical content and uses multivariate analysis to link infrastructure provision to other spatial attributes which are important in stimulating local economic development. Coauthors are Scott Leitham, Ronald W. McQuaid, and John D. Nelson.

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  • Button, Kenneth J. & Lietham, Scott & McQuaid, Ronald W. & Nelson, John D., 1995. "Transport and Industrial and Commercial Location," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 29(2), pages 189-206, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:29:y:1995:i:2:p:189-206
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