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 (sŭb′dĭ-vīd′, sŭb′dĭ-vīd′)
v. sub·di·vid·ed, sub·di·vid·ing, sub·di·vides
1. To divide a part or parts of into smaller parts.
2. To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
To form into subdivisions.

sub′di·vid′er n.
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Noun1.subdivider - someone who divides parts into smaller parts (especially a divider of land into building sites)
divider - a person who separates something into parts or groups
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He believed that planning was an exercise necessitating collaboration: "All the skills of the subdivider, the architect, the entrepreneur and so on, must be used; all must contribute their best if planning is to succeed--and the public should not allow them to get away with less.
Such property can include building lots in the hands of a real estate subdivider.
But above all, it treats the business of subdividing as a profit-making enterprise, thus drawing proper distinctions between the individual property-holder and the subdivider.
The subdivider is a manufacturer, processer, and marketer of a product; land is but one of his raw materials.
subdivision map is a key part of the promise a subdivider makes to
Most of the residents were duped by the parcel's subdivider, who assured them that land purchases would eventually be accompanied by gas, electric, water, and other services.
Sporadic urban expansion left largely to the operations of the subdivider creates ribbon developments along the transportation corridors, with large undeveloped interstices between them, greatly increasing the cost and difficulties of providing essential public facilities and services.
Leal (1993) explain, "the subdivider who puts covenants in deeds that preserve open space, improve views, and generally harmonize development with the environment establishes property rights to these values and captures the value in higher asset prices" (21).
An example would be a condominium project held for sale by a builder or lots held for sale by a subdivider.
75-25 previously allowed a subdivider of real estate to request permission from the district director to include the estimated cost of certain common improvements in the basis of lots sold, when determining the gain or loss resulting from the sale of lots.
20) An easement is of course a property right, but this easement was only "protected by a liability rule": Spur Industries allowed a subdivider, acting on behalf of the neighboring residents, to buy the easement with the buyout price fixed at the feedlot operation's moving costs.