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Johnson, James H., Jr. & Kasarda, John D. (2003). 9/11 Reassessments of Urban Location Costs and Risks. Real Estate Issues, 28(2), 28-35.


Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, corporate leaders, their employees, and the insurance industry--all began to reevaluate location risks and costs associated with occupying commercial real estate in densely settled urban centers, especially downtown high rise office towers. In this article, we review these post 9/11 re-assessments and their likely impact on corporate location decisions and employment distribution across U.S. cities and metropolitan areas.


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Real Estate Issues


Johnson, James H., Jr.
Kasarda, John D.