The de-contextualisation of land use planning through financialisation: Urban redevelopment in Milan

  title={The de-contextualisation of land use planning through financialisation: Urban redevelopment in Milan},
  author={Federico Savini and Manuel B. Aalbers},
  journal={European Urban and Regional Studies},
  pages={878 - 894}
This paper scrutinises the effects that the financialisation of land has on the land use planning process. Although finance is increasingly penetrating not only real estate but also land planning and development, there are few in-depth case studies describing and analysing this process. Contemporary urban development is characterised by the clustering of investments, the relocation of projects into peripheral areas and an instrumental approach to planning. These trends are expressions of a… 

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