Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

More than just a pleasant amenity, the walkability of cities translates directly into increases in home values. Homes located in more walkable neighborhoods—those with a mix of common daily shopping and social destinations within a short distance—command a price premium over otherwise similar homes in less walkable areas.
Publication: 
CEOs for Cities
Publication Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2009