X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

City officials in the North County community of Oceanside are asking a key state agency to delay an upcoming meeting on a big resort planned for the area, hoping the postponement will improve the chances of gaining the agency’s approval of the project.

The California Coastal Commission is scheduled to review next month a plan by San Diego-based Manchester Resorts to build a $200-million resort and small convention center near the Pacific Ocean. Most such seaside projects must receive the commission’s approval before development can begin.

However, Manchester last week unveiled a new design for the project that calls for moving the complex farther inland. Originally, the development would have sat on a bluff and reached down to the water—factors that the Coastal Commission may have found objectionable.

The redesigned project is similar to one that gained the commission’s OK several years ago. However, the developer of the old project eventually decided not to build it.

The City Council has already drafted a letter to the Commission asking to delay its October meeting, hoping to buy more time so Manchester’s new design can be fine-tuned. The council also set a Sept. 21 for its own hearings on the latest plan.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.