Four ways of value creation through infrastructure in the Netherlands

A.G.W.J. Proveniers, A.F.H.J. Otter, den, T.C. Hilgers, S.M. Westeinde, van 't, T.P.B. Wiel, van de

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As the saying goes the Dutch are vely keen on spending money. But are they also keen in creating money and capture this? The answer seems to be no: In the Netherlands the financing of infrastructure and urban district development is normally a governmental matter. The government sometimes lacks the means to develop these projects because the general high risks and losses with these complex, mostly inner city projects. Projects become hard to realize, so urban quality is at stake. Value Capturing is afinancial tool which could be used to help realize infrastructural improvements and fill in these shortcomings of the Dutch government. The research is pelformed in corporation with the civil engineering bureau of the city Amsterdam and reveals that value capturing in the Netherlands is possible in four ways.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChanging Roles: New Roles, New Challenges
EditorsH. Wamelink, M. Prins, R. Geraedts
Place of PublicationDelft
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Delft
ISBN (Print)978-90-9024641-3
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventChanging Roles: New Roles and New Challenges (CR09) - Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands
Duration: 5 Oct 20099 Oct 2009


ConferenceChanging Roles: New Roles and New Challenges (CR09)
Abbreviated titleCR 09
CityNoordwijk aan Zee


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