Staking Your Claim
If you buy land, you have certain legal protections ensuring that no one can take it away from you without your consent. You can put a fence around it, you can prohibit trespassers and...

Risk Sharing Mechanisms for Brownfields Redevelopment

Property Rights Issues Raised by Recreational and Residential Uses Near Water Resource Projects

The Property Insurance Plans: Insurers of Last Resort

Financing and Life Cycle Cost Issues Versus Quality in Residential Construction

Transboundary Diversions, Water Law and Property Rights
Meeting water supply needs associated with population growth will require the increasing use of transboundary diversions of water. To regulate and control these diversions, both eastern...

Another Times Square Attraction (Available only in Structures Special Issue)
Located in the middle of Times Square, 1540 Broadway has become a prominent fixture in this rapidly changing area of New York. Originally designed by Skidmore Owings Merrill, New York,...

New Address for the 21st Century
The purchase of the office building in Reston, Virginia, that will be the society's new headquarters is described. The decision to buy property was made in April 1993, candidate...

Mixed-Use Business Park Developments in Space: A Real-Estate Paradigm
Standard terrestrial business-park development practice is proffered as a realistic organizational model for expanding human activity in Earth orbit. The histories, methods and biases...

Doing Business In...Bangkok: More than just Temples
Traffic is the most notorious problem afflicting foreign visitors, though air pollution and the enforcement of building codes (in the wake of a provincial hotel collapse in mid-1993) are...

The Economic factors of Ground Leasing at Marina del Rey
Begun in 1957, Marina del Rey is the largest single marina under unified management in the United States. Situated on more than 804 acres, the Marina has 56 major leaseholds and over 300...

Space Saving Dry-Stack Boat Storage Facility
Given sales and demographic data of recreational boating, urban dry-stack marinas will be the trend of the future where there is no room to expand. This paper describes a modern automated...

Pumping Oil, Treating Soil
Oil was discovered on hilltop land in Signal Hill, Calif., in 1921, setting off one of the most wild land rushes the state has ever seen. Some 70 years and 20,000 oil wells later, the...

Hedonic Price Theory: Concept and Applications
Direct and indirect techniques are being used to estimate economic consequences of proximity to existing or proposed public facilities. The hedonic price theory, an indirect technique,...

Teaching Investors To Evaluate Coastal Property

Assessing Site Assessments
Laier and Sibley contend that the growth in environmental site assessments, fast becoming routine in many types of real estate transactions, could create a windfall market for engineering...

Design of a Second Generation Lunar Base
We discuss the design of a permanent lunar base of 100 person size which may be able to expand to a base of about 500 person size. We present a preliminary design for a base concept which...

The Effect of Erosion Upon Coastal Property Values
The effect of long-term severe erosion upon coastal property values is tested at a site along the Pacific Coast of Washington State. Statistical analysis of mean sales values suggests...

Environmental Risk in Corporate Acquisition and Property Transfers

Electric Utility Noise Emissions
Environmental regulations require that impact statements for new electric utility and industrial power plants include an evaluation of noise emissions. Variations in equipment sound power...

 

 

 

 

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