100-200 courses will close every year for the next 10 years.
National Golf Foundation, Golf Industry Report , Fall 2009
Public Golf Course Performance $1.3 million $1.05 million Greens Renovation $8.5 million $7.4 million New Course $2.7 million $8.4 million High Source: From CB Richard Ellis, Inc., Golf Market Analysis (2008) Table information from Golf Course Builders Association of America $1.6 million Irrigation Renovation $5.9 million Full Renovation Low 2008 Construction Cost Estimates
4-unit condos, townhouses, or patio homes with 4 units or fewer per building would be good options because a driveway, rather than a new street, could be used for access. Such units could use the land efficiently and leave opportunities for meaningful open space.
Airport has expressed interest in acquiring “navigation easements” to limit height of structures and trees due to flight patterns.
Laurel Ridge 21 acres
Single-family residential + a natural area or townhouses Laurel Ridge 21 acres
Central Frontage A Frontage B RPZ Laurel Ridge Portland Mattaponi/ Countryside Ranch/ Mattaponi