An enormous new mixed-use improvement with 2,195 residential items together with industrial area and a enterprise park is being proposed on the nook of Pink River Highway and State Route 109 in Gallatin.
The venture could be constructed on roughly 655 acres presently owned by the Bowles Household Belief the place an extension of Albert Gallatin Avenue/Hatten Observe Highway is already underneath development, in keeping with plans submitted to the town’s planning division.
“Everybody knew that when Hatten Observe was slated to undergo the property that this property would develop,” Gallatin Planning Fee Chairman John Puryear mentioned throughout a gathering on Dec. 14. “We are going to get a greater plan out of a improvement that addresses the entire 600 acres… than we’d if it was piecemealed out small chunks at a time.”
Along with quite a lot of residential housing varieties, the event would additionally embrace an 87-acre enterprise park with 1.8 million sq. ft of area together with an extra 1.1 million sq. ft of business and workplace area, in keeping with a workers report from the town’s planning division. Tampa, Fla.-based Kolter Land, LLC would function the grasp developer for the venture.
Planning commissioners acquired their first have a look at the venture final week.
Throughout the assembly, Puryear mentioned that his “main concern” could be to ensure that solely a restricted variety of roads have been allowed direct entry onto the brand new part of Albert Gallatin Avenue.
“We simply need to ensure that the character by which that is developed doesn’t devour the capability of this highway and switch it into one that’s crammed with streetlights and signalized intersections down by means of there,” he added.
Based on metropolis officers, the $36 million highway venture will function a form of northern bypass for the town by extending Albert Gallatin Avenue practically two miles west from Dobbins Pike to a brand new interchange at S.R. 109 between Previous Freeway 109 North and Pink River Highway. The venture is predicted to be accomplished by the tip of 2021 and will assist alleviate site visitors congestion by means of downtown.
Gallatin Metropolis Engineer Nick Tuttle instructed planning commissioners final week that there are presently three deliberate entry factors alongside the brand new stretch of highway. Nonetheless, builders have requested one extra connection be added.
“I do imagine that we’ve acquired a extremely good workforce right here… and I imagine that all of us need the identical factor for the realm,” Tuttle mentioned about ongoing discussions associated to entry administration alongside the hall. “We’re trying ahead to seeing this plan because it continues to develop and develop.”
The Gallatin Planning Fee is scheduled to additional focus on the proposed improvement throughout its subsequent work session on Monday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. A vote on the venture may happen two weeks in a while Jan. 25.