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Feasibility Analysis of High-rise Hotel Transformation into Elderly Care Facilities

Deqing Bu*, Meitong Liu

North China University of Technology, Beijing, China.

*Corresponding author: Deqing Bu

Published: June 15,2023

Abstract

According to the data of the 7th National Census, China's elderly population aged 65 and above accounts for 13.50% of the total population, which is close to the standard of 14% for an aging society. The central areas of China's first-tier cities show a high density of elderly population and a high degree of ageing in terms of demographic structure; in terms of land construction, they are characterised by tight land use, few available land resources and high land prices; in terms of geographical environment, they have convenient transportation and sound medical resources for the construction of basic facilities; at the individual level, elderly people have a higher GDP per capita, education level, economic resources and consumption power than other cities higher. Accordingly, there is a strong trend to convert mid- to high-end elderly care institutions based on the original buildings in the central areas of China's first-tier cities.

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How to cite this paper

Feasibility Analysis of High-rise Hotel Transformation into Elderly Care Facilities

How to cite this paper: Deqing Bu, Meitong Liu. (2023). Feasibility Analysis of High-rise Hotel Transformation into Elderly Care Facilities. Engineering Advances3(2), 154-159.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ea.2023.04.015