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P&Z to Benedict Place 8-30g Applicant: Consider Workforce Housing

“We’re shooting on the market rate side for the highest-end, premiere building in town. We want to have amenities to reflect that. Having the 77 market rate units out of the 110 total is what we think is the right size to deliver the amenities.” – Philip Wharton, Twining Properties Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Questions on Fate of Mature Growth Trees Behind Proposed 22-Unit Building at Former Friendly’s

M&T Bank in Cos Cob at 100 East Putnam wants to remain open throughout construction of a mixed use building with 22 apartments including moderate income units, submitted under the town’s 6-110 workforce housing regulation before a moratorium was initiated. The commission has concerns that a stand of old growth trees would be removed at the steep ledge behind the development. Continue Reading →

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Round Hill Selectmen Candidates Debate Flashpoints: Financing Capital Projects, Partisanship, P3s, Public Housing

Questions came from the Northwest Greenwich Association, the Northeast Greenwich Association and the Round Hill Association, as well as from the audience. Continue Reading →

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P&Z to Again Scrutinize Mason Street Development Submitted Under Workforce Housing Regulation Section 6-110

ON AGENDA FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPT 4th. A local developer seeks to demolish a house on Mason Street built in 1882, and replace it with a 3-story, 7 unit building under section 6-110 of the Greenwich Building Zone Regulation, which is for workforce housing. Two of the 7 units will be moderate income. In return the zoning regulations are relaxed, including FAR. Continue Reading →

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