Going Up Around the Bend

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Going Up Around the Bend

The Metropolitan Planning Commission approves a development on a peninsula off Tooles Bend Road, to neighbors' dismay

by scott barker • September 14, 2018

The Metropolitan Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve a development on a peninsula off Tooles Bend Road that promises to add more than 600 housing units over the next decade.
The objections have centered on the lack of infrastructure in the area.
Safe Harbor Development and Goodall Homes want to develop the 260-acre site as a multi-use development that would include single-family homes and condominium units on a nearly 4-mile stretch of Tennessee River waterfront.
The vote came with more than 100 nearby residents opposed to the development clad in yellow T-shirts in the audience. The objections have centered on the lack of infrastructure in the area, e...

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