Dear Friends and Neighbors:
As you may know by now, the Woodcrest Country Club was bought at auction on May 20 by the First Montgomery Group, a real estate developer based in Marlton.
Together with Camden County, we put our best effort toward acquiring the property ourselves, but unfortunately, we simply could not match the developer's $10.1 million bid -- which was nearly $4 million above the property's appraised value.
Although the developer has stated that it plans to reopen the country club as a semi-private golf course, I want to make clear to the residents of Cherry Hill that Council and I intend to continue our efforts to ensure this property is forever protected and preserved. A letter re-stating our position was sent this week to residents in Woodcrest and adjacent neighborhoods.
Read the full letter by clicking here here.
Council and I have heard from a number of residents with strong feelings on this issue, and we welcome additional opinions. Please share your thoughts by calling my office at (856) 488-7878, or e-mail me directly at MayorCahn@chtownship.com.