Buellton might soon become a creative hub should real estate developer Ed St. George get the buy-in he needs from local residents and city officials to build a 55 micro-unit work/live campus featuring an in-house research, development and entrepreneurship lab on Industrial Way.
The new project would be in addition to the developer’s project in downtown Solvang, a 43 work/live-unit property and a 92-room hotel with a restaurant, wellness center and penthouse pool.
Locals were introduced to the Buellton campus idea during an Oct. 30 open house in Solvang, where they walked through a micro-unit model on display, which had been manufactured at the developer’s Santa Barbara headquarters.
“It was a great turnout,” St. George said, noting that approximately 80 people were in attendance. “We really received…