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In a Cedar Rapids, Iowa study, 66% of survey respondents living in both traditional and conservation subdivisions were willing to pay a premium for conservation features, at an average of $4,343.

Bowman, Troy, Jan Thompson, and Joe Colletti. (2009). Valuation of open space and conservation features in residential subdivisions. Journal of Environmental Management 90(1), 321-330.


Property values, Green communities

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