The concept of sustainable business location: preliminary study on purpose-built office in Malaysia

Heng, Jia Yun and Mohd Safian, Edie Ezwan and Ramin, Ahmad Kaseri (2018) The concept of sustainable business location: preliminary study on purpose-built office in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 10 (6). pp. 304-308. ISSN 1943-023X

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In Malaysia, purpose-built office (PBO) market has shown positive developments. Yet, every property had its own locational characteristics, including PBO. Location of PBO is the specific consideration for commercial property market participants to meet their needs within the best available option at different decision making levels. Hence, locational characteristics of PBO affects the investment decision made by stakeholders. Sustainable concept has emerged in urban design and planning of PBO. The aim of this paper is to identify the characteristics of sustainable business location for PBO in Malaysia. In order to achieve this purpose, sustainable business location characteristics of PBO will be reviewed and discussed in a global and local context to provide a better understanding of importance of locational criteria of PBO in a comprehensive way. As a result, characteristics of sustainable business location framework of PBO in Malaysia will be identified and used as the variables that need to be considered in location decisions. Thus, combining Analytic Network Process (ANP) and Geographic Information System (GIS) will consider the physical as well as the non-physical characteristics of PBO in term of sustainable business location.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Purpose-built office; sustainable business location; Analytic Network Process; Geographic Information System
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001-6182 Business
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: UiTM Student Praktikal
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2022 04:11
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2022 04:11

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