Shoen: your newspaper supports slow death of legacy Paradise Valley housing stock

Your article on the 2012 Paradise Valley General Plan praises a wide range of PV commercial development and includes Mayor Collin’s statement, “the East Lincoln South Development Area represents the final phase of our very successful resort property redevelopment program.” This is not the final phase, because PV’s tax model requires unending commercial development to […]

Opinion: Mega-resort will only bring more challenges to TPV

The Ritz-Carlton will bring more traffic, traffic noise, construction machinery, asphalt, maintenance crews and machines, HVAC noise and heat, dust, accidents, crime, traffic lights, strangers and transients into our community. The Ritz will require more water company water and more sewer capacity. It will occasion more commercial construction near Scottsdale Road and Lincoln to service […]