Land Development



Features
April 01, 2004

High Desert, a community in Albuquerque, N.M., maintains design and building guidelines - and a mechanism for inspection and enforcement of them to reduce conflicts between developer, builder and home buyer.

Features
April 01, 2004

Whether you’re charging a million-dollar premium for a custom home on the ocean or $10,000 for a cul-de-sac production home, that premium could be too low.

Features
March 01, 2004

What can builders do when faced with opposition from anti-growth groups and a governor's unfriendly smart growth policy?

Features
March 01, 2004

Monitoring Land & Housing Markets: An Essential Tool for Smart Growth details a new method for monitoring land.

Features
March 01, 2004

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is cracking down on storm-water compliance, beginning with enforcement against larger builders.

Features
January 01, 2004

Thomas W. Kopf's new book, Building Community, aims to impart a broader understanding of 'community' to builders and others involved in the community-planning loop.

Features
January 01, 2004

Architect Ken Newberry, principal with Newberry Campa Design Studio in Houston, has a motto: 'Everyone deserves a great architectural design.'

Features
January 01, 2004

PLANetizen, a Web community run by Los Angeles-based Urban Insight, compiled this list of the top 10 books published in 2003.

Features
December 01, 2003

It has been compared to the video game SimCity, but at $4,995 a pop, CommunityViz 3-D simulation and modeling software is no toy.

Features
December 01, 2003

Builders faced with a permit fee hike might want to resist the urge to rush in plans before it takes effect.

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