Saturday, June 20, 2015

Andy Reid: "GL Homes planning 4,000 more homes in Loxahatchee"

I know, beating a dead horse. Look how successful the anti-development (NIMBY) crowd has been along the I-95 corridor and east to the coast in Palm Beach County:
Pretty impressive, huh? Image from The Palm Beach Post's "NEW COMMUNITIES" locator map. This map appears each Friday on page R4.
Here is an excerpt from Andy Reid's article in the Sun Sentinel:
     GL Homes has long owned the nearly 5,000-acre Indian Trails Grove property, where the company nearly a decade ago envisioned building as many as 12,000 homes — before the South Florida development boom fizzled.
     Now, with development picking up again, GL Homes is proposing to build at a per-acre rate similar to what the County Commission in October approved for Minto West.
     "This is obviously the last big piece of the [development] puzzle," GL Homes Vice President Larry Portnoy said about building planned in the Loxahatchee area. "We have waited 10 years to bring this in. ... It was about time."