City could grow by more than 10 percent if neighboring residents agree in March referendum.
Palm Beach Gardens rolled out a massive and ambitious effort Tuesday to annex more than 1,350 acres containing more than 8,300 residents, a move that ultimately would be decided by voters after a potentially divisive campaign.
The city has sliced the properties, all east of Interstate 95, into five zones. A majority of residents in each zone would have to vote yes on the March 19 ballot for their respective zone to enter the city.
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Maryland biotech business owner takes control of prime parcels on PGA Boulevard at BallenIsles entrance.
He owns not one but two multimillion-dollar homes in north county.
He graduated from MIT at age 19.
He got his start running a life-sciences company with the help of his father, whose company later sued him.
His company was selected to participate in Operation Warp Speed to respond to the COVID pandemic. He holds numerous patents. But his name does not even appear on his own company’s website.
And now, property records show, he has paid nearly $30 million for vacant land outside one of the most prestigious addresses on PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens — BallenIsles.
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