Wanted: Land To Develop

Strategies for dealing with urban sprawl and the lack of quality land to develop is presented by an industry practitioner.
July 22, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In most metropolitan areas, developers and builders are experiencing increasing difficulty in finding large, 'clean' land parcels for residential development. At the same time, the number of recorded residential lots in the pipeline is dramatically decreasing...

While land development is one of the nation's most regulated activities, the common perception is that developers and builders are not regulated at all! Of course, developers and builders hold just the opposite view—that land and community development is over-regulated to the point where it is impossible to provide high-quality housing at an affordable or reasonable price. What is the answer? Is there a reasonable compromise?"

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Published on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 in Land Development Today
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