Abstract: Suburban development that is oriented to the economic activities functions development characterized by gentrification, suburbanization and re-investment becomes the determinant of changes in space utilization towards the commercial activities functions. This research aims to examine, analyze the economic gentrification and describe the socio-cultural transformation in the metropolitan suburban of Mamminasata. The data were obtained through observation, survey and documentation. The research results show that the distribution flow of goods and services, labor migration and increased economic productivity causes social mobility vertically and horizontally. The increased economy activities towards the development of growth pole and agglomeration of the metropolitan suburban of Mamminasata causes socio-cultural transformation towards interaction and adaptation differences on developed spatial functions. Socio-cultural transformation characterized by inequality of spatial reproduction tenure which causes social change, society segmentation, marginalization and poverty of local communities.
Batara Surya, Haeruddin Saleh and Hasanuddin Remmang, 2018. Economic Gentrification and Socio-Cultural Transformation Metropolitan Suburban of Mamminasata. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13: 6072-6084. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 18: 250-260.