The canton of Zurich is the central core of economics in Switzerland, its financial power is clear readable throughout the canton itself. Gathering all available data, Zurich is quite secretive when it comes to sharing information of ownership of properties, which in comparison to other cantons is quite the opposite. Concerning the investments in building sector, real estate or land prices there is a clear subdivision. Zurich City leading the charts with a vast majority and Winterthur following it with also significant figures. Questioning the topic of this semester, if the division of urban-rural life is relativizing, will we also see this when it comes to economics?
However when we analyze the investment per capita in new housing, it shows that in urban centers like Zurich City and Winterthur are more likely to invest in infrastructure, due to the high land prices and also built density, while in the surroundings we encounter a greater availability of buildable zones for much more affordable prices. When it comes to what type housing is built or yet to be built (single family houses EFH and multi family houses MFH), there are clear tendencies in the canton, showing the EFH are more like to be encountered around the urban centers, while MFH are likely to be found across the whole canton, only differentiating in the size of rooms. In relation to vacancy of apartments the the proportion is positively non-existent.