Sharing City Seoul: News in Brief (Dec 16, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016)

Community-made sharing space opens in Dongjak-gu
Dongjak-gu, a district of Seoul, opens “Sangdo 4-dong Village Sharing Space” as a base for its urban regeneration efforts and holds an opening ceremony on Dec 27. Announcing the plan on Dec 23, the gu office explained that the village sharing space was intended as a pilot project run by residents from the selection of location to management of the space, before operating the community cultural complex to be established next year.

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“Evolution of sharing economy – shift from businesses to individuals; more diversified items”
According to an analysis, there has been a shift in the main agents of “sharing economy,” a trend where people rent items such as automobiles and houses when they need rather than own their own products, from businesses to individuals, while shared items have been diversified. In other words, we are now seeing an evolution to a so-called “micro sharing economy.”
This analysis is presented in the “Trend analysis report on sharing economy: the advent of micro sharing economy” released by Innocean Worldwide (CEO: Ahn, Kun-Hee) on Dec 21st.

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