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Infrastructure Development and Property Sales in Low Income Residential Properties in Bulawayo

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Community Participiation in Village Development: the Scale of Latvia

References Alasah, A. A. (2011). The impact of government policy on grassroots level community development initiative in Northwest region of Cameroon. Community Development Journal, 46(2), 196-212. Audretsch, D. B., Keilbach, M. C., Lehmann, E. E. (2006). Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth. The Great Britain: Oxford University Press. Campbell, D., & Hunt, J. E. (2013). Achieving broader benefits from Indigenous

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Positive Influencing Factors of Commercial Property Development: Case of Lithuania

References Alhammadi, Y., Algahtany, M., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., & Kashiwagi, J. (2016). The Current State of Research and Development Approach (R&D) in the Saudi Construction Industry. Procedia Engineering, 145, 1462-1469. BiznesPolska. (2016). 4th annual CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards Gala and Summit. Winners. Retrieved from CBRE. (2015). Market review. Baltics Investment (March 2015). Retrieved

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Economic and Social Sustainability of Real Estate Market and Problems of Economic Development – a Historical Overview

References Active Anglo Chinese Communications. (2016). Retrieved from Aizsilnieks, A. (1968). Latvian farm history, 1914-1945 (5th ed.). Latvijas saimniecības vēsture, 1914-1945 (5. sējums). Stockholm: Daugava. Akaev, A. (2010). Ciklicheskie kolebanija v ekonomike i upravlenie dinamikoj ekonomicheskogo razvitija s pomoshhju tehnologicheskih sdvigov. [Cyclical fluctuations in the economy and management of the dynamics of economic development

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The Development of Housing Sector and Residential Real Estate Market After Economic Recession in Latvia

.pdf Auzins, A. Grinbergs, M. Geipele, I. (2012). Influence of Development of Land Use Goals to the Economics of Latvia. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Applied Social Science (ICASS 2012). - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-1-61275-006-4, Information Engineering Research Institute, USA. - pp. 238-243. CSP (2015a). Uzbūvētās jaunās dzīvojamās ēkas un dzīvokļi, definīcijas [New-built residential buildings and apartments, definitions]. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Retrieved from http

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Performance Assessment Methods of Managers in Kosovo Businesses

change: The systemic development of a scale. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science , 43 (2), 232–255. . Hroník, F. (2006). Hodnocení pracovníků. Praha: Grada Publishing. Huang, K., Chen, K., & Yien, J. (2011). Performance Appraisal–Management by Objective and Assessment Centre. American Journal of Applied Sciences , 8 (3), 271–276. Kateřina, V., Andrea, Š., Gabriela, K. (2013). Identification of Employee Performance Appraisal Methods in Agricultural Organizations. Journal of Competitiveness , 20 (2

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The Comparative Analysis of Real Estate Market Development Tendencies in the Baltic States

., Lepkova, N., & Liias, R. (2014). Interaction of Socio-Economic Factors and Real Estate Market in the Context of Sustainable Urban Development. In 9th International Conference “Environmental Engineering 2014” (pp. 1-8). Lithuania, Vilnius, May 22-24, 2014. Vilnius: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Press Technika. ISBN 9786094576409. e-ISBN 9786094576904. e-ISSN 2029-7092. Hui, E. C. M., & Chan, K. K. (2014). Foreign Direct Investment in China’s Real Estate Market. Habitat International, 43, 231-239. https

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Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate in Yemen by Artificial Neural Network


The construction industry in Yemen is currently facing challenges associated with rapid development of technology; thus, cost estimation is considered a key factor that should align with this technological advancement. The main problem in the area of preliminary estimate in Yemen is how to make estimate accurately. The aim of this study is to analyse a modern method of preliminary cost estimation in Yemen to prove its efficiency over the traditional method. Therefore, a wide range of literature sources regarding the preliminary estimates using Artificial Neural Network (ANN) as a modern technique is considered. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches were adopted in this study depending on the theoretical premises discussed in literature and the ANN technique, respectively. The independent variables were chosen in the course of literature review. The collected data were classified and processed regarding the ANN constraints and encoded for building and analysis of the ANN model. NeuroSolution 6 software was used to build, train, and test the network as well as to perform sensitivity analysis. In addition, the results of training, testing, and sensitivity analysis were obtained and discussed showing high effectiveness of accurate estimates with less than 1 % error. The ANN model is a more powerful technique for estimating costs in the preliminary stage that should be used in the developing countries instead of the traditional methods.

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Efficient Procedure to Scheduling Construction Projects at the Planning Phase

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