SUN Sailor Editions Excelsior/Shorewood - Page 14

Page 14 • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 Excelsior CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 why a lot of peopled were baffl ed is why didn’t we get more responses to the original request for pro- posals. In speaking with a couple of builders I think they thought that the city wanted mass development over there so there were ones that didn’t even bid because that wasn’t what they do and it isn’t who they are. I can’t believe I’m about to say this ... but I think we can learn a les- son from Wayzata about density.” Maher suggested look- ing at other developers and even suggested a lo- cal developer, Woodside Builders, to create a neigh- borhood with two to six single-family homes at 810 Excelsior Blvd. “The community doesn’t want everything maxed out, but I think this is the best of both worlds,” she sai