Site analysis is the study of the plot's specific conditions in geographical, historical and legal terms.
First, it includes the study of location and orientation to determine the prevailing views, the influence of the sun, wind or environmental noise amongst other factors.
The historical report involves research of pre-existing and adjoining buildings, as well as the chronological evolution of the plot to estimate future developments.
The analysis of the statutory requirements, instead, means understanding the regulatory framework affecting the site, and any constraints or legal processes required to complete the project.
A comprehensive report or presentation with written and graphic information, including charts, circulation diagrams, sun studies, etc.
This report is crucial as it contains the parameters to which the proposal must comply.
Comparative site analysis is also used to assist property developers with decisions concerning land purchase options, assessing investments and land profitability.