Our investigations into improving access to the city through value capture to be launched in March 2012 - watch this space!
Urban LandMark has developed a booklet from a range of research that focuses on the creation, measurement and capture of value from transport interchanges. The booklet looks into the opportunities/obstacles to municipalities' use of value capture instruments and investigates the economics of value creation and value capture to identify the possibility of 'getting ahead of the curve' in securing these sites for more socially orientated development. Our investigations into the most relevant and effective value capture mechanisms for the South African context will be launched in Johannesburg in March 2012.
Guide for municipal practitioners on governing urban land to be workshopped in South Africa's urban centres in 2012
Urban LandMark recently commissioned a guide dealing with the management of urban land as a guide for municipal practitioners. The purpose of the guide is to illustrate practical ways in which officials working in municipalities can carry out their ordinary functions in a way that enables them to make urban land markets work better for the poor. The guide takes various streams of Urban LandMark work and compiles them into a single resource for municipal practitioners. In early 2012, Urban LandMark will disseminate the guide through a national launch and through workshops with key municipalities.