Friday, May 24, 2013

Judge rules in Cape Coral golf course case

Ryan Companies still has the option to use the property for less intense uses.

Cape Coral did not unfairly take the 175-acre "The Golf Club" when it denied Ryan Companies' request for a land use amendment in 2009, Circuit Judge Michael T. McHugh has ruled.

McHugh's 10-page decision was filed Wednesday.

Ryan had contended the council's decision denied the company the use of the property and prevented the company from meeting its investment expectations. The company wanted to develop the land as a mix of commercial, retail and housing uses. Even a limited mixed use plan would be overly intense and incompatible with the existing neighborhoods, he wrote.   cont.....................

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Sincerely,   Mary Neilson