Redevelopment of old industrial areas in St. Petersburg

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dc.contributor Helsingin yliopisto, Valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta, Sosiaalitieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research en
dc.contributor Helsingfors universitet, Statsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Institutionen för socialvetenskaper sv
dc.contributor.author Mikheyshina, Maria
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri URN:NBN:fi:hulib-201703272818
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/135298
dc.description.abstract The research is centered on the problem of redevelopment of the grey belt of derelict and underused industrial land around the city centre of St. Petersburg. The redevelopment process in St. Petersburg, although lasting for more than 15 years, is described as being still in its initial phase due to extremely large scope of industrial heritage. Obstacles that hinder redevelopment of old industrial areas in St. Petersburg include multiple land ownership in industrial zones, economic risks for developers that make them avoid complex and long-lasting projects and a variety of administrative and institutional barriers in the bureaucratic system of construction approval. After a decade of very pro-development and pro-investment entrepreneurial policy that included declarations about necessity of redevelopment of old industrial areas, the city government shifted to a conservative policy of keeping the industry on its current location. Currently the city does not initiate any projects itself due to lack of finances and does not encourage any changes in status quo of industrial enterprises. There is a lack of cooperation between city government and business community, therefore common projects and partnerships are inexistent, and the overall institutional capacity for strategic planning of the future of the city is very low. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Helsingfors universitet sv
dc.publisher University of Helsinki en
dc.publisher Helsingin yliopisto fi
dc.title Redevelopment of old industrial areas in St. Petersburg en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu-avhandlingar sv
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu -tutkielmat fi
dc.type.ontasot master's thesis en
dc.subject.discipline Social Policy (prior to 1.8.2011) en
dc.subject.discipline Sosiaalipolitiikka fi
dc.subject.discipline Socialpolitik sv
dct.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:hulib-201703272818

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