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By David Isaac

From preliminary attention to ultimate advertising, this e-book presents an entire evaluate of the fundamental steps within the estate improvement strategy making it essential source for college students and execs in estate finance and improvement, making plans, surveying and construction.

Covering site-finding, valuation, investment and building, the e-book examines each one step of the method within the context of estate improvement, averting overly technical jargon and explaining thoughts clearly.

This moment variation has been revised and up-to-date all through, taking into consideration the consequences of the credits crunch on improvement task and investment. The authors additionally talk about adjustments in coverage, pondering and perform that have stemmed from a hope by means of all stakeholders within the improvement procedure to foster extra sustainable estate advancements.

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In these situations, surveyors for the adjoining owners could inspect proposals for works before agreement for the development or re-development of the site. Schedules of condition may need to be agreed and there may be the possibility of party wall awards to the adjoining owner. There may thus be costs here which will affect the financial appraisal of the site and which may not be immediately apparent. There is also the question of rights of support where demolition is involved or rights of light where windows are being obstructed by new development.

By the end of the 1980s property development companies were viewed in a much poorer light by investors and, although there was a resurgence at the beginning of the 1990s, there is still generally a sceptical view of property investment in property company shares. Property development is part of the property market which includes a user market, an investment market and a development market. 2. 4 THE UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY The UK construction industry is inextricably linked to the property development process.

Property valuers, in the same way as developers, will need to make 'reasonable' enquiries of the site conditions. Possible sources of information may include maps and regulatory bodies such as the National Rivers Authority or HM Inspectorate of Pollution (Freedman and Ward 1993, p. 132). Government assistance Government assistance is available to developers to assist in developing sites in certain locations under certain criteria. The loans available include money for City Grants and allowances in Enterprise Zones and Urban Development Corporation (UDC) areas.

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