Photo by John F. Russell
Steamboat 700 Project Manager Danny Mulcahy talks about his plans for the development west of Steamboat Springs at the Steamboat Pilot & Today offices Monday afternoon.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Steamboat 700 by the numbers
Total size: 508 acres
Open space and parks: 147 acres
Development area: 361 acres
Start of infrastructure construction: 2010
Start of homebuilding: 2011
Build-out: 20 years
Housing units: 2,044*
Commercial uses: 340,000 square feet*
Community housing units: 511**
Real estate transfer fee: 1 percent***
* Under a large-format retail alternative land-use plan, the number of housing units would be reduced to 1,818 and one of three mixed-use "village centers" would be replaced with a 348,000-square-foot retail center with space for two large-format retailers and a grocery store.
** Number includes a mix of for-sale and rental housing options for households earning between 70 percent and 160 percent of the area median income.
*** Initial sales and community housing units excluded. The transfer fee would be dedicated to community enhancements and housing affordability, and a specified amount would be earmarked to provide a permanent funding source for the Yampa Valley Housing Authority.
Source: Steamboat 700
Mulcahy is answering reader questions about the proposed master-planned community in west Steamboat Springs. Click here to chat with Mulcahy.