Back to Residential Land Development Practices: A Textbook on Developing Land into Finished Lots, Fourth Edition
The development of raw land into buildable lots can be filled with opportunities as well as pitfalls.
In Residential Land Development Practices, Fourth Edition, Johnson draws on more than 40 years of experience as an engineer, consultant, and lecturer to prepare an easy-to-use guide to the basic concepts of land planning, subdivision design, and residential standards.
This edition has been updated with five new chapters reflecting the social and economic changes in the last ten years. The new material includes sustainable land development concepts; the municipal governmentâ€™s changing landscape; the developer, consultant, regulator relationship; due diligence practices; and land development as part of the engineering curriculum.
Added to the core topics of bidding, financing, marketing, project management, and field operations, this new edition provides a comprehensive guide for land development beginners or seasoned professionals to better understand the complexities of the residential land development business.