property developer


Property developers buy land, finance deals, order construction projects and orchestrate the process of development. They purchase a tract of land, decide on a marketing strategy, and develop the building program. Developers must also obtain legal approval and financing. When the project is finished, they may lease, manage, or sell the property.

Alternative label

  • commercial developer

  • housing developer

  • speculative property developer

  • office developer

  • speculative developer

  • developer of real estate

  • property developers

  • land developer

  • speculative builder

  • domestic property developer

  • house developer

  • office property developer

  • commercial property developer

  • real estate developer

Regulatory aspect

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