Riverton Subdivision Gets Underway With 81 Lots By The Tennessee River In Hixson

Monday, October 8, 2018

The sprawling Riverton subdivision on a scenic 149-acre site on the Tennessee River in Hixson will get underway with 81 single-family home lots.

Developers said the first phase will take up about 30 acres.

The Planning Commission recommended approval for the first phase of the subdivision.

The final say-so is by the City Council.

Officials deferred questions to city officials about whether a greenway trail will run along the river at Riverton.

The owners earlier said the residential development by the time it is completed will include a village center, 483 single-family detached units, 58 single-family attached units, and 70 multi-family units.

Officials then said there would be various community lots scattered throughout the site including an area with a community garden and green house, dog park, and pedestrian access points to the Riverwalk and Rivermont Park.

Developers of the former Lupton City Golf Course said they planned to preserve 30 percent of the site as open space.

The property that BlueCross long held after earlier considering it as a headquarters location sold earlier this year for $8.1 million.


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