Jeff Woolson Jeff Woolson

Golf courses may be a potential gold mine for housing development. Assuming that developers can get around potential deed restrictions, these large pieces of land could be potential fodder for new housing construction. The State of California is experiencing an extreme housing shortage—and an affordability crisis—as a result, there has been a new trend of developers redeveloping whole golf courses or portions of golf courses into residential housing. Golf courses, which are operating businesses, are often sold at a discount to development land sites.