Category: Relocation

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 7, The end of the beginning

12 June, 2014 (11:40) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 6 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.]  By: David A. Smith When after five months’ silence the Georgia developers, Landmark Properties, returned to public view in Flagstaff with their proposal for the new student housing development, they had completely rethought their public-relations and external […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 6, The public communications campaign

11 June, 2014 (10:15) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.]  By: David A. Smith After the contentious, politically inflammable October 9, 2013 Flagstaff public hearing for the proposed new high-density higher-income student housing apartment complex on a superbly located site now occupied by a fleabag motel, an auto […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 5, The community organizers

10 June, 2014 (14:00) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith Sources used in this post Arizona Daily Sun (October 13, 2013; teal font) Arizona Daily Sun comments (October 13, 2013; brown font) Amigos NAZ (November 1, 2013); red font) Jack Central (November 1, 2013; gray font) Arizona […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 4, The public hearing

9 June, 2014 (18:27) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith As we saw in the previous parts of this post, during the summer and fall of 2013 the Georgia-based student-housing developer, Landmark Properties, had secured site control for ‘parcel assembly’ (as it’s known in real estate circles) to combine multiple […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 3, The fleabag motel

6 June, 2014 (08:50) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Through the end of yesterday’s Part 2 we’d seen the developer’s vision for Blackbird Roost Street and encountered the mobile home parks residents, who quite understandably fear a future in which they are very likely to be evicted from their spaces and […]