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.
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.