Real Estate Glossary

What is Open Space?

Open space refers to land that is not developed and is used for recreational, conservation or agricultural purposes. This can include land that is used for parks, gardens, nature preserves, and agricultural land. It can also refer to land that is set aside for future development but is being used for recreational or conservation purposes in the meantime. Open space can provide many benefits to communities, including recreational opportunities, habitat for wildlife, and natural beauty.