Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/113414
Authors: 
Berkoz, Lale
Year of Publication: 
1998
Series/Report no.: 
38th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "Europe Quo Vadis? - Regional Questions at the Turn of the Century", 28 August - 1 September 1998, Vienna, Austria
Abstract: 
The interurban location of high-order service activities was investigated by researchers during the 1980s. But a few studies have concentrated on the intra-metropolitan location of high-order service activities. Most studies have recently focuced on the decline of the central business district (CBD) and rise of suburban areas. These studies have shown that the CBD may be losing its economic and locational importance as a result of the impact of advanced communication technology. The objective of the research summarized in this paper is to evaluate the intra-metropolitan locational behavior of high-order services (finance, insurance, real estate, investment and holding companies) in the Istanbul metropolitan area. The method of factor analysis is utilized to define factors which are important in determining office location patterns. Key words: High-order service, decentralisation, location
Document Type: 
Conference Paper

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