Urban Studies Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Power of Place: A Case Study of Auckland’s Design Creative Industries

Table 2

Rating of location factors by the 30 Parnell architectural, specialised design, and advertising firms (source: author).

Location factorsWeighted number of responsesRank order

Overall quality of the built environment in Parnell1441
Well-designed urban spaces1422
Building stock with appropriate design qualities1383
Relative affordability of business premises1384
Proximity to the CBD1365
Availability of suitable office premises1286
Better access to various amenities (cafes, restaurants, recreation & leisure)1267
Proximity to existing and potential clients1168
Better access to parking1129

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