Developers, Lee Officials at Odds

Press release from the issuing company

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Albany developer Pace Burt has a theory.

After “having the coals poured to me” in an effort to gain approval to begin work on the second phase of his Marsh Landing development in Dougherty County, Burt said, “I think what you have now in this economy is people creating issues to justify their jobs.”

Developer George McIntosh, managing partner of the Albany-based Highland and McIntosh Land Cos., recently had to sign a letter agreeing to increase a maintenance bond to $75,000 and make improvements on sewer lines installed at his McIntosh Farms development in southwest Lee County before he was granted approval to move forward with the 620-acre development.

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