September 26, 2023


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Palm Springs offers land deal if College of the Desert builds campus

The view looking north from Tramview Road onto College of the Desert's property in north Palm Springs.

The Metropolis of Palm Springs has sent University of the Desert a $5.7 million offer to acquire just beneath 120 acres of land in the city’s northern close at the time slated to turn into COD’s west valley campus.

The problem: that COD concur to develop the campus at its new planned place, the previous web-site of the Palm Springs Shopping mall, and do so at the scope originally proposed.

The Desert Sunlight noted in December that COD experienced entered into an settlement to market the north Palm Springs land to Watermarke Residences, a real estate developer, also for $5.7 million.

Watermarke has said it wants to make practically 500 one-family members homes and extra than 350 condos on the website, but the town has not agreed to rezone the property to permit that.