Environmental dividends

Parks are a fundamental piece of cities, either as a tool to connect with nature or for pure aestheticism, in addition, the advantages that gardens provide are well known from the environmental point of view, but… what about from the economic? The American organization Trust for Public Land (TPL) shows us that parks are also capable of economically benefit the city.

These experts in urban parks divided into several points what, according to them, brings benefits.

  1. Increased value of neighboring properties
  2. Attraction of tourism
  3. Direct non-quantifiable uses (activities generated, cohesion of the city, etc.)
  4. Improvement of the health and vitality of users by medical prescription
  5. Clean air and water