Land Development

How much land is enough? You never can tell, but don't despair - neither can Wall Street analysts or Giants such as Toll Brothers, the $2.3 billion luxury home builder based in Huntingdon Valley…

 

 

As firestorms raged out of control in October, claiming dozens of lives and about 2,400 homes in the San Diego area, local governments already were taking a closer look at…
Land acquisition and development play prominently in the strategy of Ryland Homes' Orlando, Fla., division, whose sales have doubled or nearly doubled for three years running. The division closed 1…
Learn more about the Habitat Conservation Planning program on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

 

DirtToGo.com is a Web site to remember if you run into problems with too much cut or too little fill. The site allows builders to match cut and fill sites by geographic proximity and trade…
Kent Conine, President NAHB
Kent@conine.com

Two Florida firms, Land Solutions and Development Solutions, might be a harbinger of things to come in many housing markets as national builders continue to expand.

Randy Thibaut, a…

Production builders have dealt with storm-water runoff erosion controls for more than a decade under National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System regulations. Now, Phase II NPDES regulations…

 

The connectivity index for these three land plans ranges from 1.2 to 1.5. The index is…

To achieve the first U.S. gold-level certification from the Audubon Signature Cooperative Sanctuary Program, WCI Communities agreed to let Audubon International take responsibility for preparing and integrating an…

Above all else, determine two factors during the feasibility or "free look" period of a land purchase agreement, says Mike Timmerman, CEO of Naples, Fla.-based Feasinomics Inc.

The first is an average price…

 

Perry Ashby (left), land planner Nick Kaufman and Missoula County Commissioner…
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