Tuesday, August 15, 2017 12:47 AM

PLANNERS APPROVE MORE THAN 500 POTENTIAL NEW HOME SITES ACROSS HAMILTON COUNTY

"We've had more demand than product." Doug Stein, developing The Ridges at Black Creek Chattanooga planners on Monday gave the OK to what eventually could lead to construction of more than 500 single-family houses as developers try to meet a shortage in the market. "There's high demand for it," said developer G.T. Issa, who won approval from the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission for a 211 home single-family development on the 7000 block of Hixson Pike, though not without some questions from neighbors. Three other sizable proposed housing projects won the panel's approval: * 186 units at the Magnolia Farms subdivision on the 10300 block of East Brainerd Road. A new home is under construction on Dartmouth Street between Curve Street and Knickerbocker Lane on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Chattanooga. A new home is under construction on Dartmouth... Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press. * 78 units at the Holder Farms subdivision off Grazing Lane in the north part of the county. * 34 units at Black Creek in Lookout Valley. Doug Stein, developing The Ridges at Black Creek, said the group also is looking at prepping 50 more lots on which to put single-family homes. "We've had ...

News source: Times Free Press

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