Ken Larsen's web site - Rams Days Inn/Fordham Boulevard Apartments proposed development
May 2017: A new development proposal has been submitted to the Chapel Hill Town Council for the Days Inn property at the NW corner of Elliott Road and 15-501. Here are the details.
Ram's application for the Days Inn property:
273 units 184 efficiency/1 b/r and 89 two b/r
360 parking spots
Impervious surface would increase from 40,269 to 112,000. 80% of the net land area will be impervious. Trees which help absorption will be clear cut.
no ground floor retail....just a "club."
will be applying for alternate green building status - NGBS (National Green Buildings Standard. According to Tom Henkel, it's not as good as the AIA-2030 standards for carbon reduction.)
One concern that I have is that it will be on a 100 year flood zone. See:
I live in the Briarcliff section of Chapel Hill. Sections of my neighborhood [although not my house] and nearby Colony Woods have been adversely affected by upstream development. [details]
For details on the project see http://chapelhill.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=11&event_id=1183&meta_id=176996