Thursday, April 05, 2012

2011: Worst Year For LV Development in 26 Years

Northampton County Council Prez John Cusick serves as liaison to the Lehigh Valley Planning Comm'n, which offers comments on all planned subdivisions in Lehigh and Northampton County. According to Cusick, you's have to go back 26 ears, to 1985, to see a worse year for Lehigh Valley development.  

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Its about time that development stops. Why would anyone want to move here anyway. An area run by old complaining busy body people.

Anonymous said...

Maybe it was the best year? This means less people from New Jersey moving here eroding the quality of life. How many new subdivisions, strip shopping centers and national chain retailers do we really need?

Anonymous said...

Development not only means ripping up pristine land, but also redeveloping the brown-fields and vacant buildings in all our communities. It is extremely difficult, time consuming, and expensive to develop anything at all in Pennsylvania. Zoning Boards are used as swords to chop the head off development, and when they fail, planning commissions, DEP, the various authorities for sewer and water...it's amazing that anything is being done in the Valley.

ironpigpen said...

I have to believe that well-conneted people like J.B. REILLY and JOE TOPPER, not to mention hard-working shills like WHAT-AM-I-GETTINGS-FROM-BIG-GOVERNMENT? and FUTURE DOWNTOWN ARENA ATTENDEE, would be inclined to strongly disagree with this "worst year" stuff ...

Aber schoenes Tag zu dir, Herr O'Hare.

;)

ironpigpen said...

Anon 6:29,

Stop spending my (the taxpayer's money) so outrageously on $ 160.0 million dollar Palaces of Sport ...

... and I will stop complaining.

Compromise --- what do you say?

STILL CAN'T FORCE ME TO BUY HOCKEY TICKETS (AT LEAST NOT YET BUT OBAMACARE COULD SET A PRECEDENT)

Anonymous said...

J.B. Reilly and Joe Topper will set Lehigh Valley development back 30 years. So called economic is stealing tenants, lower lease payments and creating an excess of office space, devaluing property causing municipalities to raise taxes slowing any hope for a economic upturn.

No wonder Mayor Callahan and Executive Cunningham are opposed to the NIZ. It's the first issue they have agreed on in years.

Anonymous said...

Stop any and all development!! Save the green spaces!! Raise taxes!!