Land developers know that success hinges on knowledge, planning, and experience. Whether you are new to the field or are looking to brush up your knowledge, Land Development is your comprehensive resource to this demanding and exciting industry. Packed with photos, illustrations, checklists, and practical guidance, the 10th edition is an indispensable reference for any developer or builder wanting to understand the essentials of residential land development. You will acquire extensive knowledge of the interrelated factors that contribute to a successful land development project, including: Market analysis; Financing strategies; Site selection and analysis; Master plan conceptualisation; Environmental regulations; Site engineering and storm water management; Design of neighborhoods and streets; Innovations in housing types. This 10th edition provides you with the latest details concerning major environmental regulations that affect land development, emerging demographics for targeted marketing, and new innovations in housing types. With land becoming an ever more precious resource in the midst of unprecedented population growth, the reliable information in Land Development will give you the edge that seasoned professionals use to acquire the most desirable tracts of land. Clearly written and logically organised, this classic text is used extensively in land development college curricula. This new edition also includes eight pages of full-color photographs of the nation's leading developments.