Three restricted developer competitions – experiences from Sweden
Book chapter, 2017

This chapter presents results from a research project which studies prequalification in developer competitions (real estate competitions). This is a competition form used by municipalities in Sweden enabling builder, construction companies and real estate manager to procure public owned land. Developer competitions give companies access to property for the planning of new buildings and constructions, location of enterprises, and the development of areas. Municipalities regulate development through detailed plans, which are drawn up in connection with the competitions. The Law on Public Procurement (LOU, 2007) is used for choosing design teams in developer competitions and implementation. The realization of the winning design proposal is controlled by an agreement between the municipality and the first-prize winner.

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design developer competition,


Magnus Rönn

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning: Policy and Practice

978-131559852-9 (ISBN)

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Building Futures (2010-2018)

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