The National Benefits Hub

Research that Supports Recreation

← Home

Advanced Search

7.02 Leisure programs, services, and parks contribute to economic development by attracting business to communities. (recreation, sport, arts, culture, outdoor/environmental)

  1. Found: 25-36 of 78 entries
  2. Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis: Executive Summary
    2012 - USA

    Parks provide quality of life, recreation, aesthetic and environmental benefits, but they also provide positive economic benefits: they enhance property values, attract corporations, bring in...

  3. The Value of Sport and Physical Recreation to Tasmania
    2010 - Australia

    Although the current levels of investment in sport and physical recreation (SPR) yield a strong return, a more economically efficient outcome can be achieved by increasing the regular rate of...

  4. Economic Impact Assessment: Yarmouth Multi-Purpose Complex
    1997 - Canada

    Over the eleven (11) year period of construction and operation of the new Yarmouth multipurpose facility,it will provide total benefits of $ 10. 8 million dollars of household income to the...

  5. Measuring the economic and social impact of the arts: a review
    2002 - England

    In the U.K. creative industries now account for over 5% of the Gross Domestic Product and employ around 1.3 million people.

  6. 2008 Arctic Winter Games: Economic Impact Assessment
    2008 - Canada

    The combined spending of operations and visitors to the 2008 Arctic Winter Games exceeded $6.6 million, generating an estimated $13.2 million in economic activity for the Northwest Territories, of...

  7. The Economic Benefits of Parks and Open Space. How Land Conservation helps Communities Grow Smart an
    1999 - USA

    Instead of costing money, conserving open space as a smart growth strategy that can save communities money. Development is a tax liability for towns, not an asset, because you have to build schools...

  8. Socio – Economic Impacts of Arts and Cultural Organizations in BC: Grant Applicants to the BC Arts C
    2006 - Canada

    The economy-wide economic impacts (benefits) of initial expenditures by the funded arts and cultural organizations are calculated. These organizations spent $155 million on initial expenditures....

  9. Viessmann FIS World Cup 2005:Sovereign Lake Nordic Club:Economic Impact Assessment
    2006 - Canada

    The 2005 FIS World Cup provided considerable economic benefits to the Province of British Columbia and the City of Vernon. The combined expenditures of visitors, event operations, and capital...

  10. How Much Value Does the City of Philadelphia Receive from its Park and Recreation System?
    2008 - USA

    Increased property tax due to the increase in property value of certain residences because of their proximity to parks came to $18.1 million in fiscal year 2007.

    Sales tax receipts from tourism...

  11. Valuing nature-based recreation in public natural areas of the Apalachicola River region, Florida
    2007 - USA

    "On average visitors would pay $74.18 per visit-day for nature-based recreation resulting in a total economic value of $484.56 million attributable to nature-based recreation in the Apalachicola...

  12. The Value of the Sports Economy in England : Final Report
    2003 - England

    " In 2000, 400,000 people were estimated to have been employed in sport-related activities in England, just under 2% of all employment. Sport generated £9.8bn in value-added in England, around 1½%...

  13. Green for green: The perceived value of a quantitative change in the urban tree estate of New Zealan
    2007 - New Zealand

    On average, households would be willing to pay around (2003) NZD 184 annually for the avoidance of a 20% reduction in their local urban tree estate, with the commitment covering a period of 3...

Leadership Provided By:

  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

Get Updates By Email