We don’t have to Choose Between the Economy and the EnvironmentAugust 15th, 2015 by gainesvillechamber
With Envision Alachua, Greater Gainesville can have economic prosperity, business growth, community progress, and environmental conservation and preservation. Without Envision Alachua, the only thing we stand to lose is opportunity. What does that opportunity look like:
- 30,000 jobs in 50 years
- 3 jobs for every residence
- Land for large-scale economic development
- Increasing regional competitiveness
For more information on the business case for Envision Alachua, and to join the growing coalition of supporters, visit EnvisionAlachuaforBiz.com.
Are you curious about what the land actually looks like? You can find out in just over four minutes by watching this video: https://vimeo.com/134250241.The revised Envision Alachua Sector Plan submitted in June 2015 covers 52,745 acres of land owned by Plum Creek in East Alachua County. The tour covered in this video was filmed on November 10, 2014, following a period of heavy rain during one of Alachua County’s wettest summer and fall seasons in a decade. If you would like to schedule a tour of the land, sign up here.