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Developers See Advantages Of 'Large Erector Set'


Noise levels are expected to be exceptionally low due to substantial and thick cement walls. (Times photos by Lenora Moody)

By Lenora Moody

Staff Writer

As a little boy, Scott Latell loved playing with his erector set. Now, he plays with a life-sized version.

Latell is the developer and director of operations at French Broad Place, the new $25 million residential, commercial and retail development being built on the corner of Caldwell and Broad Streets across from Brevard College.

The development is not a typical brick and mortar structure Latell said.

"It is a prefabricated building brought in by sections — the first of its kind being built in western North Carolina," he said.

Metromont, an engineering...

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