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Land and Urban Development

Land and Urban Development

A Preliminary Study

By Peter Spurr

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Published in 1976, Land and Urban Developmentoriginally prepared for Central Mortgage and Housing Corporationis the first comprehensive study of the land development and housing industry in Canada.
It details the ownership of major contemporary development corporations, analyzes the massive land banks these corporations controlled around 21 Canadian cities, dissects the profits made from turning farm land into house lots, describes the successes and failures of public land bankings in five locations, and offers case studies of the land market in Ottawa, Toronto, Kitchener, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver.
Land and Urban Development presents an extremely detailed analysis of the mechanics of urban development at a crucial period in Canadian history.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 444 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1976
ISBN: 9780888621108
Format: 9in x 6in
illustrated with figures and tables

BISAC Code:  POL002000
Imprint: Lorimer


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