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The Growth Issue | Part 3 What do local governments want?

Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:00 am

If Walton County wants to avoid becoming like Gwinnett County, it will take planning. Because much of the inertia, the private development, and the pressure, is to become like Gwinnett.

It’s simply cheaper and easier for a big homebuilder to slap down 100 houses on 100 acres, or a commercial developer to sling together a generic strip mall, than it is to build quality, unique structures.

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