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.
The Town of Longboat Key over the last two years has struggled rewriting some of the loosest codes in its charter. The Town Commission in December reviewed a fundamental land use regulation that will affect the redevelopment of the Colony and other major properties on Longboat Key in December. This regulation, the Planned Unit Development [...]
This year another development plan for a hotel at the north end, the Floridays’ project, was voted down by residents.In fact, more than 78 percent of voters in both Manatee and Sarasota County portions of Longboat Key were against the referendum, which sought to allow the developer, Floridays, the ability to put up to 120 [...]