An Austin mediator is urging the city to sell off most of Hancock Golf Course — a 114-year-old course in Central Austin — to create a subdivision with 50-60 homes, shops and a park.
Jim Huddleston estimates that under his proposal, which he will present to Austin’s parks board Tuesday, the city would spend $10 million on development costs, such as building roads and cul-de-sacs for the subdivision, and would make $20 million selling lots for homes and leasing or selling retail space.
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Austin’s parks board will discuss a proposal Tuesday to redevelop Hancock Golf Course into homes, shops and a park. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Boards and Commissions Room at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St.