DEFINITION of 'Plottage'

Plottage, in real estate, is the increase in value realized by combining adjacent parcels of land into one larger plot of land.

BREAKING DOWN 'Plottage'

Plottage refers to the merging or consolidating of adjacent lots into one larger lot, and increasing its value by making it more usable or suitable for development. The value of the combined asset may be greater than the sum of its individual smaller parcels, because larger structures can now be built on it and its functionality has increased. The process of combining the parcels is known as assemblage.

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