Urban Planning and Real Estate Development

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Routledge, Jan 19, 2009 - Architecture - 696 pages
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The twin processes of planning and property development are inextricably linked – it’s not possible to carry out a development strategy without an understanding of the planning process, and equally planners need to know how real estate developers do their job.

This third edition of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development guides students through the procedural and practical aspects of developing land from the point of view of both planner and developer. The planning system is explained, from the increasing emphasis on spatial planning at a regional level down to the detailed perspective of the development control process and the specialist requirements of historic buildings and conservation areas. At the same time the authors explain the entire development process from inception through appraisal, valuation and financing to completion and disposal. This is an invaluable textbook for real estate and planning students, and helps to meet the requirements of the RICS and RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence.

  

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Contents

Part Two Urban planning organization
23
Part Three Urban planning issues
179
Part Four The real estate development process
297
Part Five Real estate development sectors
501
Notes
651
Bibliography
659
Index
682
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About the author (2009)

John Ratcliffe is Director of the Faculty of the Built Environment, Dublin Institute of Technology, Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Salford, and a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor with over 35 years in practice as a Consultant.

Michael Stubbs is a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He specializes in planning work and is an Adviser to the National Trust.

Miles Keeping is a Chartered Surveyor, Research Director and Head of Sustainability at GVA Grimley, International Property Consultants.

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