'Smart Growth' Means 'No Growth'

Residents complain that monster houses are eating up open land. Developer says if communities want open space they should buy the land.
October 9, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A profile of Toll Bros., one of the nation's largest developers. Toll Bros. houses "cost on average nearly $600,000 and are hugely popular with home buyers. But they also are unpopular with some local residents and municipal officials who say Toll and his company, Toll Bros., are plowing under farmland and forest to make way for big-home subdivisions...Farmers have the right to sell their land to him, and he has a right to build homes. If communities want the land for open space, they should buy it themselves, he said."

Thanks to Kurt Paulsen

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Published on Sunday, October 5, 2003 in The Philadelphia Inquirer
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