Residential Land Development Practices: A Textbook on Development Land Into Finished Lots

by David E. Johnson,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0561-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0561-1 (ISBN-10), 2001, Soft Cover, Pg. xiv, 258
23 cm, Second Edition
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This manual is the first of its type to instruct the reader on residential land development practices. This step-by-step description of the land development process is based on the professional and practical experiences of the author. Readers will be able to incorporate the forms, contracts, scheduling methods, management techniques, and business strategies into their own business. This second edition of the manual includes information on the basics of residential marketing, land planning concepts, and land development design standards. This book provides valuable insight on the land development industry and presents a business toolbox on how to successfully develop raw land into finished residential lots.

Subject Headings: Land use | Residential location | Business management | Residential construction | Management methods | Standards and codes | Scheduling


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