Criticized Colorado Issuer to Release Standards for Open-Space Purchases
- Open Space Institutes acquires historic Dutch Farm. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;4/26/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 17, p17
The article reports on the acquisition of the Appeldoorn Farm by the Open Space Institute (OSI) to protect the 140 acres of productive farmland, woods and historic landscape in the Rondout Valley in New York.
- TO KEEP THE TAX BILLS DOWN, SHOULD THE COMMUNITY BUILD HOMES OR PARKS. Crompton, John L. // Parks & Recreation;Jan2001, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p68
Discusses issues on using land for parks and open space. Impact of parks and open space on community taxes; Procedures of cost of community services (COCS) analysis; Results of studies that used the American Farmland Trust's approach to COCS.
- Brookhaven, East End voters weigh preservation plans. Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/25/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 45, p4A
Focuses on a ballot to decide whether the East End towns should continue to finance the acquisition of open space to slow the pace of real estate development as of October 2002. Features of the referendum included in the ballot; Significance of preservation of open space in East End towns;...
- We must live in the real world, not the one envisioned by liberals. SOWELL, THOMAS // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;4/28/2014, Vol. 43 Issue 34, p11
The author argues the need to live in the real world and the cost brought about by rising real estate prices, particularly in Palo Alto and San Francisco in California, where liberalism reigns supreme and open space is almost a religion.
- Forecasting Open Space with a Two-Rate Property Tax. Seong-Hoon Cho; Lambert, Dayton M.; Roberts, Roland K. // Land Economics;May2010, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p263
A two-rate property tax (TPT) imparts different tax rates on land and structures. A hypothetical TPT is evaluated as an instrument to promote open space preservation. The potential TPT effects on open space equilibrium levels were compared with simulated equilibrium levels reflecting the TPT...
- Big Yards or Green Space? Kopits, Elizabeth; McConnell, Virginia; Walls, Margaret // Regulation;Fall2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p34
The article discusses a study which attempts to measure the effects of subdivision open space on property values within the subdivision. The article also focuses on clustering rules in the U.S. requiring houses to be located on a portion of the total land to leave the remainder as open space....
- Impacts of Regional Parks on Property Values in Texas. Nicholls, Sarah; Crompton, John L. // Journal of Park & Recreation Administration;Summer2005, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p87
The ability to place dollar estimates on the values and benefits provided by parks is becoming increasingly vital to public park providers as competition for local, state, and national resources continues to intensify. One way of calculating at least a portion of this value is the hedonic...
- Pricing the Homebuyer's Proximity to Open Land. Heinrich, Jeff; Kashian, Russ // Journal of Applied Business & Economics;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p80
While there is a substantial literature showing amenity value accruing to properties abutting various types of open space, there is less showing the relative value of these amenities on properties that do not abut, but are close to, the open space in question. This study looking at property...
- INDELIBLE PUBLIC INTERESTS IN PROPERTY: THE PUBLIC TRUST AND THE PUBLIC FORUM. Baker, Karl P.; Merriam, Dwight H. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p275
In response to the ongoing debate over how much of the surface real estate reclaimed by the Big Dig should be devoted to open space, and how much to other uses, this Article examines two legal doctrines that are frequently implicated by plans for changes in use and disposition of publicly-owned...