Treasure Island redevelopment concept gets views that are mixed

Treasure Island redevelopment concept gets views that are mixed

TREASURE ISLAND — Initial plans being floated for a resort hotel, condos and marina at John’s Pass are garnering some opposition.

Conceptual plans to construct a 14-story and a building that is 10-story a lot more than 10 acres of waterfront home has drawn the ire of Key Capri Condo owner Shelley Eckert, whom lives next to the home.

City Commissioner Phil Collins, whoever region includes John’s Pass, stated he would not help heights that are building five tales. Anything greater might be authorized just via a voter referendum, based on development laws.

Greenleaf Capital, the property supply of HCI Holdings, is considering intends to develop its home at John’s Pass, which include 8.4 acres in the eastern part for the connection and 2.2 acres from the west side along with a few less-than-an-acre parcels.

The designers have called it a “marquee home” that will surely cost between $100 million and $150 million to create. They will have a group of developers taking care of ideas while having been attending town meetings for more information on new zoning regulations being considered.

A agent of Greenleaf could never be reached for remark, but Collins stated business representatives had met with town commissioners individually to provide some development some ideas.

“They usually have a model showing exactly exactly just what it might seem like,” he stated. “But every thing they talked about is conceptual. Nothing is in writing and absolutely nothing’s been submitted or authorized.”

Eckert said buildings being considered would block some residents’ views and expanding the current marina would frighten off a large number of dolphins that now congregate in your community.

“I’m wanting to find down every bit of data i could,” she stated.

Eckert said this woman is afraid that when Greenleaf keeps plans for the taller structures and there’s a referendum, voters various other elements of Treasure Island might accept it because it isn’t within their backyard. (more…)

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