When it comes to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort redevelopment a bizarre form of land use porn has emerged and I hear otherwise sane people getting caught up in images and feelings that have little or no basis in anything resembling reality.
Longboat Key town commissioners approved changes to the town regulations controlling the height code that will allow expansion at the Hilton property and other tourist zoned districts to accommodate additional tourism units. Town Manager David Bullock said the change allows additional height to be granted through a site plan process rather than an outline development [...]
In October the Longboat Key Club sold the resort to an affiliate of Ocean Properties, Ltd. Michael Welly who had managed the Club for the past eight years and had overseen the resolution of several challenges and helped position the club for redevelopment, said that he would leave his position. But before he left, several [...]