All posts in category Carolina North

Timing

Gene Pease put it in a nutshell last night. In response to the concept plan review for Carolina Flats presented by Florida developer Russ Greer of Progressive Capital Group, Pease said, “Your timing is lousy.” After Greer and Scott Radway presented the “back of the envelope” plan, as Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt called it, and a […]

Sharp eye on Flats

I support smart growth in appropriate venues, a minority position among many of my peers. I’d like to be able to lobby for high-density projects, but when a developer seems to portray a project as something it isn’t and smacks down moderately priced housing for a half-mile stretch, that makes the task all the harder. […]

A deal’s a deal

Last week’s council meeting set a record for speed, and last night’s meeting, with its short, noncontroversial agenda, had the makings of a two-peat. Then right before the Carolina North update, it was as if council members checked their tweets as one and learned that Game 6 of the World Series had been postponed a […]