Beach Quality and the Enhancement of Recreational Property Values

Beach Quality and the Enhancement of Recreational Property Values

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $558 : Increase in value of oceanfront developed lot from increasing beach width from 79 to 80 feet
  2. $754 : Increase in value of oceanfront undeveloped lot from increasing beach width from 79 to 80 feet
  3. $254: Increase in value of developed lot 1/2 mile from beach from increasing beach width from 79 to 80 feet
  4. $165: Increase in value of undeveloped lot 1/2 mile from beach from increasing beach width from 79 to 80 feet
Methodology: hedonic pricing
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Pompe, Jeffrey J. Rinehart, James R. “Beach Quality and the Enhancement of Recreational Property Values” Journal of Leisure Research, 1995

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