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Gyeonggi to Tackle Gentrification with State-Controlled Commercial Properties

Gyeonggi to Tackle Gentrification with State-Controlled Commercial Properties

SUWON, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Gyeonggi provincial government will introduce state-controlled commercial properties this year as part of efforts to tackle gentrification. The province is trialing a policy providing 20 rent-controlled commercial spaces over 25 square meters in size between Gojan Station and Jungang Station in March, prioritizing young business owners. Public-owned commercial properties [...]

Young South Koreans Release Counter-Commercial Gentrification Guidebook for Small-Business Owners

Young South Koreans Release Counter-Commercial Gentrification Guidebook for Small-Business Owners

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – A guidebook outlining ten major points to counter gentrification has been released by a group of young South Koreans in an effort to help small business owners. Going into detail, the book lists a number of the most prevalent behavior patterns of landlords before independent business owners fall victim to [...]