Entry from US English dictionary
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.
- On some gravel pad sites, gravel has been partly or wholly removed before fertilization and seeding.
- "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.
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