Retirement Housing and Medical Facilities : Preference, Proximity and Price

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Abstract

This thesis examines the impact of proximity to medical facilities on the price of retirement housing in Australia, where legislation defines a category of residential housing as being exclusively for the use of retired persons. Research in the field of gerontology consistently shows proximity to medical facilities to be a significant driver of choice for residential location decisions of retired persons. It is hypothesised that increased proximity to medical facilities will have a positive effect on the price of retirement housing.
Date of Award12 Oct 2013
LanguageEnglish
Awarding Institution
SupervisorWilliam Earl (Supervisor)

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Retirement Housing and Medical Facilities : Preference, Proximity and Price
U'Ren, B. (Author). 12 Oct 2013

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis