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P&Z seeks rules that could preclude Unicorp’s Colony plan

P&Z seeks rules that could preclude Unicorp’s Colony plan

“The town developing rules that would preclude the redevelopment of the property using a mixed residential and tourism use would deprive both me and the owners of their rights and would lower the value of the property tremendously.”

September 25, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town close to falling into litigious Colony quagmire

Town close to falling into litigious Colony quagmire

Our community leaders are once again playing chicken with lawsuits, development rights and how to go about applying the rules in a fair and equitable manner. And it could all affect the outcome at the Colony as well as the chances that the Town gets sued.

September 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Colony seeks to keep 237 units

Colony seeks to keep 237 units

An obvious determinant of the value of the Colony is the number of units that will be allowed to be rebuilt.

September 25, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony goes to vote

Colony goes to vote

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The future redevelopment of The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort on Longboat Key has officially gone to a vote. Last week, Unicorp National Development executed a development and settlement agreement with the Colony Board of Directors. It took months, albeit years, for such an agreement to come to fruition [...]

September 4, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Unicorp pays $22 million for Colony Lender assets

Unicorp pays $22 million for Colony Lender assets

Unicorp announces purchase, acceptance of development agreement by the Colony Board of Directors, as well as the forthcoming demolition.

July 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony vote coming

Colony vote coming

“I am more optimistic than at any point since the closing of the Colony six years ago.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony demo in works

Colony demo in works

A demolition permit has is underway for several Colony buildings including most of the structures that are visible from Gulf of Mexico Drive.

July 18, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Closing in on Colony vote

Closing in on Colony vote

Andy Adams, who owns more than 25% of Colony units, remains true to cliché of playing his cards close to the vest. Meanwhile, Unicorp to execute contract with Colony Lender for acreage and assets through 1031 exchange.

June 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town says dilapidated Colony structures “must be demolished”

Town says dilapidated Colony structures “must be demolished”

“The appearance from Gulf of Mexico Drive and neighboring properties continues to deteriorate.”

June 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Board votes ‘Yes’ to new Colony plan

Board votes ‘Yes’ to new Colony plan

Colony Board of Directors vote 9-0 in support of development plan that calls for 180 residences and 180 hotel rooms. The owners will vote for final approval in 90 days.

March 7, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »