This widely used study provides a detailed business-economic account of housebuilding and the new homes market. The coverage ranges from the factors affecting company growth and profitability, through market trends and issues, to innovation. The book analyses recent technical-production developments at site level and examines key influences on demand, prices, and marketing success in the main new homes sub-markets as well as the market as a whole. CONTENTS: 1. HOUSEBUILDING a THE NEW HOMES MARKET: AN OVERVIEW 2. HOUSEBUILDING a LAND (1): ECONOMIC ASPECTS 3. HOUSEBUILDING a LAND (2): POLITICAL a LEGAL INFLUENCES 4. BUILDING MATERIALS a COMPONENTS 5. LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT a TRAINING 6. FINANCIAL INVESTMENT, COMPANY GROWTH a PROFITABILITY 7. SIZE OF FIRMS, ECONOMIES OF SCALE a DIVERSIFICATION 8. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION a PRODUCT INNOVATION 9. THE NEW HOMES MARKET, DEMAND a PRICES 10. MARKETING NEW HOMES 11. SUB-MARKET TRENDS2. home terminals connected to a wide range of external information and learning material sources; 3. robotic aids; 4. automated furniture; 5. listening and talking appliances; 6. wall screens that generated computer images; 7. optical diskanbsp;...
|Title||:||Housebuilding and the New Homes Market: a Survey|
|Author||:||Industrial Systems Research|
|Publisher||:||Industrial Systems Research - 2013-08-15|