The great landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted recognized the economic value in greenspace. He used economic impacts as a justification to purchase the land for Central Park. He estimated that the property values around Central Park could increase significantly in proximity to the park.
Professor Doug Booth has prepared a report analyzing the potential economic impacts of the proposed Cardinal Stritch University, South Campus and the impacts of other types of land uses, like greenspace.
Please find the documents below. To access you may download the documents. (If you wish to read online, without downloading, right click on the document, choose "weblink," choose "open," and then choose "preview.")
There are two documents - one is a flyer, detailing the highlights of the report. The other is the full report.