Land Development



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
November 01, 2003

Until recently, landowners could sell wildlife lands to the federal government for a market value so fair it rivaled the profits from developing that land.

Features
November 01, 2003

Rebuilding a damaged community demands teamwork and speed.

Features
November 01, 2003

Dirttogo.com is a Web site to remember if you run into problems with too much cut or too little fill.

Features
November 01, 2003

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.

Features
October 01, 2003

Production builders have dealt with storm-water runoff erosion controls for more than a decade. Now, regulations that went into effect last spring are snaring even custom builders on sites as small as 1 acre.

Features
October 01, 2003

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

Features
October 01, 2003

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 1997 listing of the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl as endangered was 'arbitrary and capricious' and violated FWS policies.

Features
September 01, 2003

Above all else, determine two factors during the feasibility or “free look” period of a land purchase agreement

Features
September 01, 2003

Local officials are counting streets and intersections to gauge whether the index of street connectivity satisfies local requirements.

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