Monitoring Local Land Markets

Zoning Practice — January 2008

By Gerrit Knaap, Elisabeth Dang, AICP


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This article explains how land supply monitoring can be used to protect open space, encourage redevelopment, and make the most of infrastructure investments.


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Jan. 1, 2008
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About the Authors

Gerrit Knaap

Elisabeth Dang, AICP
Elisabeth Dang, AICP is the Chief Planner for the City of Orlando’s Comprehensive Planning Studio. She has served Orlando in various roles since 2004, and currently coordinates amendments to the City’s comprehensive plan to address long-range issues including water supply, smart growth, transportation improvements, energy efficiency, and preservation of open space. Elisabeth also assists developers obtaining land use approvals for large-scale projects such as Florida Hospital, Lake Nona/Medical City, and Creative Village. Prior to moving to Central Florida, Elisabeth worked as a researcher for the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education and as a consultant for ICF International in Fairfax, Virginia. Elisabeth has a master’s degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland, and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College.