Media Quotes

In all of the following quotes, coverage of residential development plans in the Del Monte Forest is limited to the 90 to 100 single-family lots.

“The project includes the construction of 40 new units at the Inn at Spanish Bay, 55 units at the Pebble Beach Lodge, conference center improvements, a new 100-room hotel at Spyglass Hill, the relocation of a driving range, 90-100 single-family-home lots, road and trail improvements, and the renovation of the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center.”

- Carmel Pine Cone, June 1, 2012.

“In its entirety, the project would add up to 100 new single-family home lots in 10 subdivisions; a 100-room hotel across from Spyglass Hill Golf Course, including a parking garage and spa; 100 new guest rooms at the Inn and (sic) Spanish Bay and the Lodge at Pebble Beach resorts; and a new equestrian center with arena.”

- Monterey County Herald, June 19, 2012.

“That’s the plan the County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Tuesday to support as Pebble Beach Co. moves forward with its final buildout, which includes 90 to 100 residential lots, a new hotel and spa, a remodeled equestrian center, relocated driving range, and expanded conference center and 100 new rooms at the Inn at Spanish Bay and the Lodge. ”

- Monterey County Weekly, June 21, 2012.

“Instead, the company will build a 100-room hotel on an old quarry site, expand its lodge and inn with up to 140 new rooms and build 90 homes. Clustering construction in areas that are already disturbed would permanently protect 635 acres of the world’s largest stand of Monterey pine forest, a rich habitat that is home to rare plants and animals, coastal officials said.”

- Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2012.

“The California Coastal Commission today approved a final forest preservation and development plan for Pebble Beach in the Del Monte Forest of Monterey County. The historic compromise ends decades of conflict about how to develop the remaining Pebble Beach lands in the Del Monte forest, and will permanently set aside more than 635 acres of pristine native Monterey pine forest, while allowing the development of a new 100-room hotel, expansions of the existing Lodge at Pebble Beach and the Inn at Spanish Bay, and 90 new homes in and adjacent to existing developed areas.”

– California Coastal Commission press release, May 9, 2012.

“The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously to allow Pebble Beach Co. to build 90 homes in Monterey County’s Del Monte Forest. The company can also build a new, 100-unit hotel on the former site of Spyglass Quarry and expand its current Lodge at Pebble Beach. ”

- Seattle Times, May 9, 2012 (Associated Press story)

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