Selling cyclespace

Proximity to cyclespace boosts property prices. We know that as cyclists—heck, I found my own house while riding my bike—but architects and developers may need to be told. Below are some paid-for advertisements in a free to download eMagazine, powered by ISSUU. Yes, they’re selling land based on how close they are to good mountain bike trails.

Real estate agents in Portland know it as well. I’ve written to the agent discussed in this this clip, with the aim of monetarily quantifying the value of cyclespace. I hope she can tell me. I’ve read studies though, saying people have moved to Portland because it’s bike friendly, something Richard Florida backs up in his latest book too.

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