ANNUAL REAL ESTATE ISSUE
ON THE COVER — This isn’t the glowering Donald Trump you’ve been seeing on billboards around the valley. See? The Donald can smile! Leave it to us to get the normally expressionless Trump to loosen up! Photograph (taken in Mr. Trump’s New York office exclusively for Palm Springs Life) by noted portraitist Mark Edward Harris.
The Ten Hottest Neighborhoods
By Andrew LeGros. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky. From Old Las Palmas to the Ranch Lands of eastern Indio, here’s where people are buying and how much they’re paying.
This End Up
By Stewart Weiner. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky. No question about it: The far-eastern end of the valley is poised for major growth. What’s moving people east and how will this area handle the influx?
Photo by Mark Edward Harris. Go west, young Donald! Then head east! Live from New York, Mr. Trump gushes over Trump 29 Casino while Dean Mike, 29 Palms Band tribal chair, discusses its impact on the eastern end of the valley.
Can We Grow Smarter?
By Joseph Roland Reynolds. As the valley grows, questions arise how to manage traffic, infrastructure, water usage and sprawl. It all comes together microcosmically in the discussion of the new Joshua Hills project north of Interstate 10.
Photography Portfolio: Mid-Century Casino
Photography by David Glomb. Brilliant lensman Glomb captures the architectural details of the new Trump 29 Casino in Coachella. Thanks to SOSH Architects for its help in the preparation of this story.
Real Estate Report — Fold-Out Chart
Compiled and researched by Olga Reyes. Even though this fold-out chart is included in an advertising section, it covers all the major new real estate developments in the Coachella Valley, their availabilities, prices and contact numbers regardless of Realtor involvement. So get looking, Loo.
At Home Desert Living
Designed by Bill Russom. Includes the annual Home Improvement Guide and some beautiful makeovers.
New Mexico Style .
Photography by Daniel Nadelbach. The lowdown on high-desert fashion, reprinted from GuestLife New Mexico.