One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A building lot adjacent to a shopping center or mall.
- ‘‘Normally a grading contractor is required to rough grade a pad site to within plus or minus one-tenth of a foot of grade,’ he explains.’
- ‘"Historically, you would go into these grocery-anchored or department-store-anchored centers, and the developer would put a casual-dining restaurant or Blockbuster Video out on the pad site," said Tom Weigand, a former land planner himself.’
- ‘On some gravel pad sites, gravel has been partly or wholly removed before fertilization and seeding.’
- ‘The development will have two buildings with a combined 30,000 square feet of retail space, as well as an office pad site.’
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