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A taller West Palm? City clears way for developers to exceed height restrictions

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A real estate attorney representing The Related Companies, showed commissioners renderings of two proposed buildings.

West Palm Beach's City Commission unanimously approved a series of zoning and land development requests Monday night that will allow developers to exceed height restrictions in projects that would add to the city's building boom.

The zoning and land development waivers do not grant final approval of any particular building design. Instead, developers were given permission to design buildings that exceed current zoning and land development limitations.

Representatives of The Related Companies, the New York-based development company that owns and manages The Square (formerly Rosemary Square), asked for zoning and land development waivers that would lift the restriction on one proposed building from five stories to 25 stories and from five stories to eight stories on another.

Read more from our news partner at The Palm Beach Post.

Wayne Washington