Does Accessibility to the Central Business District (CBD) Have an Impact on High-Rise Condominium Price Gradient in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
This paper uses a spatial econometric method known as Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) to investigate the impact of accessibility to the CBD on the high-rise condominium price gradient in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Using a GWR method, after having controlled other factors, this study clearly reveal the impact of accessibility to the CBD on high-rise condominium varying prices across the study area, having a much larger positive impact in some areas but less and counterintuitive impact in others. In general, the results from this study show accessibility to the CBD measured by the travel times does affect high-rise condominium prices (high-rise condominium prices decrease as travel times to the CBD increase) in most part of the areas, hence proved Alonso, Muth and Mills were still right.
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