The 88-acre Colonial Golf and Nation Membership property in Harahan has attracted curiosity from a grocery retailer, an Ochsner Well being Techniques docs clinic and an assisted dwelling middle, the landowner’s lawyer is quoted as saying by Fox eight tv. However for any enterprise to construct on the entrance a part of the property, the house owners first want Metropolis Corridor’s permission to divide 15 acres alongside Jefferson Freeway into six tons.
They took their request to the Planning and Zoning Fee on Wednesday night time (Oct. eleven). After listening to objections from greater than a dozen residents, the fee postpone making a suggestion till Nov. 1. The ultimate determination rests with the Metropolis Council.
The membership, open since 1925, closed in 2012. Businessmen Wayne Ducote and John Georges later purchased the actual property out of chapter for $5.1 million.
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