Although I can understand your perspective there are two things worth considering: 1) Would it have been better to have a gated private access resort time share community on the site or a public access development with responsible architecture, green building standards, and a focus on community?
2) I would rather "concentrate" all of the transient high rollers into a community like South Main whereas their economic impact will now be focused into BV instead of the alternative of them buying 5-50 acre lots and putting monstrous energy sucking trophy homes down while driving allover the place.
I think the model is right in emulating the historic towns of 100years ago when people would live close together for the synergy of community, lack of SUVs and other gas sucking transports, and the lack of internet to communicate (as opposed to talking directly to your neighbor). When gas hits $5/gallon a tight walking based community will appeal and being right on the river will be pretty sweet. Interesting reading for anyone wanting to relocate is : Peak Oil: Life After the Oil Crash
Over the next two years all of our lives will be changing in many ways....
Alright, enough! Flame on boys and girls!
Originally Posted by JBradley
"South Main" can kiss it. That type of living is exactly what is wrong with this world. Reading the "stipulations of living" made me sick. C-U-L-T living! almost like the "perfect" town in Bigfish the movie.