This book provides a detailed account of the processes of land supply, land exchange and land development for manufacturing industry. It has a practical case-study based approach which provides an understanding of the motives and behaviour of critical factors in the development process.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgements. Part One: Theoretical debates and data sources. Land markets and the needs of industry: a theoretical overview. The market availability of industrial land: a case study approach. Part Two: The overall pattern of supply and demand. The response of land use policy to economic restructuring. The demand for industrial land. The supply of industrial land. Part Three: agency response to supply constraints. Land management and development strategies. Planning flexibility and planning restraint. Physical and infrastructural constraints. Market activity and development propects. Part Four: Conclusions and recommendations. Land for industrial development: towards a more effective policy response. Appendix A: Information sought for the 120 sample sites. Appendix B: List of case studies. Appendix C: Index to key features of the case studies. Bibliography. Subject index. Author index.
"A useful case study text" - Urban Studies
'the authors have...attempted the difficult task of linking their analysis of the development process with the broader dynamics of the economy. In doing so, they have furthered the theoretical debate in this field of research.' I