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Paper eres2013_322:
Impact of Flood on Commercial Property Values and Small Scale Businesses in Nigeria: Case Study of Ahoada Town in Rivers State

id eres2013_322
authors Baridoma, Moses Baridi; Chukuemeka Ekenta
year 2013
title Impact of Flood on Commercial Property Values and Small Scale Businesses in Nigeria: Case Study of Ahoada Town in Rivers State
source 20th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference in Vienna, Austria
summary The occurence of flood is a natural phenomenon the world over. This occurence has no limit to geographical boundaries or scientific advancement of any nation. Critical flood disaster incidents like the Katrina 2004 in the United States, Pakistan 2012, United Kingdom 2012 and Nigeria 2012 are cases in point on the devastating power of nature. Along with this vagaries of the weather comes some debilitating effects on man and it's surrounding of which the economic welbeing and shelter is adversely affected.This paper takes a critical look at the occurence of this natural disaster , it's effect on small scale business and commercial properties in which these businesses are located. A case study of one semi-urban area (ahoada town) was selected, studied and useful recommendations offered.
keywords Flood, Commercial property values, Small scale, Small business, Value
series ERES:conference
type paper session
email mozito4u@yahoo.com
more http://library.eres.org/cgi-bin/rsa98.pl?conf=ERES2013&type=session&theme=G&slot=4704
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session G-1: Market Research, Analysis & Forecasting
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