From Chapelboro:

A regional developer who just bought 193 acres of land near Triangle Innovation Point — the latest in a series of high-acreage purchases in Chatham — says location and vision make the county ripe for growth and “hot” for sellers.

Ray Covington, a Sanford native who lives in Whitsett, and business partner Mark Lyczkowski, paid $3 million for the land along Old U.S. Hwy. 1 through their MAD Pea Ridge LLC in early December, as reported by the Triangle Business Journal.

“Our properties are adjacent to Triangle Innovation Point [TIP] East and West and U.S. 1 with current zoning of Light Industrial,” Covington told the News + Record. “Our goal is to work closely with the leadership of Chatham County and TIP to complement their vision for the jobs coming to this area.”

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