The book is about Real Estate development for commercial gain. It introduces the main subjects in Real Estate Development: Town and Regional Planning, Development environment and markets, Development economics, Packaging of developments, Professional team, Marketing, Funding, Construction management, Asset management and Appraisal of developments. The book gives an account of key indicators for successful developments and how to complete developments successfully. Great emphasis is made in developing for profit and ensuring that the development process creates value that can be realised in positive returns from selling the development. An internationl perspective is given in the book to ensure that the principles are adaptable to most developed and developing countries.