Pinehurst hires consultant to aid with development
Pinehurst this week agreed to hire a consulting firm to help manage growth in a 19-acre section which was targeted for development nine years ago. Ian Colgan, a representaitve of Develpment Concepta, an Indianapolis company, is being invited to attend the November 13th meeting of the pinehurst Council. Village Place, formally called the New ocre Area, is ripe for development, according to Bruce Gould, Pinehurst's Senior Planner. Th e19-acres were first onticed for their development potential in the Pinehurst 2003 Comprehensive Long-Range Plan, updated in 2008 and 2010. Pat Corso is the Executive Director of Moore County's Partners In Progress. It was Corso who brought Development Concepts to the attention of the village council. Corso explains that Ian Colgan has worked with the cities of Chapel Hill and Durham Sizing up suitable development projects,. Then, says Corso, Colgen helped find developers to fit the projects.