SUN SENTINEL: Pave the Everglades, build sky high — readers have some interesting solutions to overcrowding

Sun Sentinel: Written by Dan Sweeney. April 16, 2018.

A developer in Boca Raton plans to sue the city over its apparent rejection of a plan involving building as much 2,500 new condos. Fort Lauderdale voters just voted in a city commission wary of major development. On the other hand, Pompano Beach looks set to build its tallest building to date.

Given all this news, we asked readers what they thought about the perceived problem of overdevelopment, and what cities’ role in growth management ought to be.

The first person to respond was a developer.

Glenn Gromann identified himself as “a consultant for The Related Group, Toll Brothers & FCI Residential and numerous other developers including P6,” as well as an adjunct professor in FAU’s School of Urban and Regional Planning and a former member of the Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board.

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