Plot ratio


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Plot ratio

The gross floor area of a building divided by the area of its site. The basic ratio permitted is frequently modified by providing a bonus for arcades, setbacks, plazas, and the incorporation of existing buildings of architectural significance.
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floor area ratio

The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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For example, converting an office property in the city' Robinson Road, Shenton Way and Tanjong Pagar area to a mix of commercial and residential use, will gain an increase of 25 percent in plot ratio.
It was allegedly as a reward for Tengku Adnan for approving Nucleus Properties Sdn Bhd (now known as Paragon City Development Sdn Bhd) to increase the plot ratio relating to the development of Lot 228, Jalan Semarak, here.
With the central business district (CBD) growing in Phnom Penh residential properties with low plot ratios will phase out.
Generally, it's 24 to 36 months, according the specific situation of a real estate enterprise; x(i)--monthly land selling growth on i-th month, i = 1, 2, t; y--average plot ratio.
As such, the typical plot ratio calculation did not apply to the overall footprint.
= (1) x plot ratio factor + [(2) + (3)] x plot ratio + (4) x adjustment factor + (5) or (6)
The bribe was allegedly an inducement to approve an application by Nucleus Properties Sdn Bhd (now known as Paragon City Development Sdn Bhd) to increase the plot ratio for the development of Lot 228, Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur.
'The plot ratio is similar to some of the surrounding dwellings, the house footprint is 146m2 within a plot of approximately 1270m2.'
Based on the price, even appraised according to the conservatively estimated plot ratio of approximately 1.5 times, the auction price of GSI's land parcel will reach approximately RMB16 billion.
With a plot ratio of less than 3 per cent, compared with 50-60 per cent of urban sites, the first key decision was where to place the dwelling.
He said that it was part of the process to obtain a development order from DBKL to secure a commercial plot ratio for future development and that the order is essential prior to the submission of building plans for redevelopment purposes.