Define: Plottage

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Plottage

Quick Summary of Plottage

Higher worth achieved by combining several smaller pieces of land into a larger tract.

What is the dictionary definition of Plottage?

Dictionary Definition

The increased value of land due to assembling small parcels into something larger capable of development.

Also known as assemblage value.


Full Definition of Plottage

Plottage is the increase in value realised by combining adjacent parcels of land into one larger parcel. The process of combining the parcels is known as assemblage. Generally, the value of the whole parcel will be greater than the sum of the individual smaller parcels.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Plottage are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 9th December 2019.