Real Estate & The New Economy: The Impact Of Information And Communications Technology (Real Estate Issues)
Bob ThompsonISBN: 1405117788; 9781405117784;
Book DescriptionThe authors of this book are to be applauded. They have sought, through their ?socio-technical? approach, to look at the complex interactions between technology, society and economics. as someone who earns his living by advising one of the UK?s largest property investors on which properties to own and where, this book is very timely...In writing this comprehensive and very fully referenced text, the authors have done us all a great service.? Paul McNamara, Prudential Property Investment Managers Private sector commercial property represents some ?400 bn, or 34% of total UK business assets and is a vital fabric for housing commercial enterprise. Yet social and economic forces for change, linked withnew technology, are making owners and occupiers question the very nature and purpose of property and real estate. Printing, steam power; canals and railroads; mass media and, more recently, information and communications...