Parks not only add beauty and improve the environment, but they are good for the economy too.
(Undated) The American Planning Association website. Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. The webpage includes a number of case studies in medium and sized large cities. They are also a source of positive economic benefits.
Key Point #1 Real property values are positively affected.
Key Point #2 Municipal revenues are increased.
Key Point #3 Affluent retirees are attracted and retained.
Key Point #4 Knowledge workers and talent are attracted to live and work.
Key Point #5 Homebuyers are attracted to purchase homes.