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The impact of urban land use changes on residential property rental values in Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria

S. Gwamna, Emmanuel and Wan Yusoff, Wan Zahari (2015) The impact of urban land use changes on residential property rental values in Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria. In: 9th Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2015 (MUCET 2015), 11 – 13 October 2015, Johor Baharu, Malaysia.


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Changes in Urban Land Use in any society are inevitable irrespective of the genesis and nature of the changes, and such changes are part of urban growth. Kaduna Metropolis in Nigeria has experienced changes in its physical form, population and social constituents which have led to land use changes and these changes have affected residential rental values in diverse ways. This study is unique in the sense that it focused on how some factors interdependently influence Land Use Change and the effects of such changes on Residential Property Rental Values in Kaduna Metropolis. Survey research design was adopted where questionnaires were administered to officials of Government agencies and registered Estate Surveyors and Valuers. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) AMOS was used to analyse data. It was discovered that all the identified factors influencing Land Use Change had significant relationship and cumulatively influenced Land Use Change by 87% with Land Use Planning having the highest influence. Land Use Change affected Residential Property Rental Values at 27%. Town planning authorities, built environment professionals, real estate investors, scholars and policy makers would all find this study useful

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: urban, land use change; residential property rental values; structural equation modeling
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD101-1396 Land use
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 08:35
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2016 08:35
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7602
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