National Business Relocation Study.
§ 24.205(a)(4) Availability of replacement business sites:
Impacts of any shortage
Complexity and length of moving process.
Impact on small financially constrained businesses
The new rule emphasizes planning. In § 205(a)(4), an estimate of available business sites and some preliminary planning to identify and develop solutions is required.
FHWA's 2002 National Business Relocation Study provides a resource to understand the background of this provision and the one that follows relating to the business interview.