CCFJ.NET: Downtown West Palm condo owners: Proposed hotel will block our view
… the hotel site owner has the same development rights as the condo developer did.
Article Courtesy of The Palm Beach Post
By Tony Doris
Published February 21, 2016
They bought luxury condos in downtown West Palm, a city aspiring to livability, walkability, urban vitality — all the benefits of close-in living.
Now a developer plans a 14-story, 150-room hotel less than 75 feet from the 21-story, 467-unit Two City Plaza.Dozens of the condos at 701 S. Olive Ave., which were completed in 2008, will have views blocked, or balconies facing commercial air conditioning units and restaurant vents. Trying to leave or enter their garage, the condo residents will share their one-lane, one-way access road, Trinity Place, with hotel delivery trucks and 90 additional rush hour cars a day, if they’re to trust the developer’s estimate, which many suspect is understated.
Now, residents are fuming. Read more: