Presentation at H. John Heinz College of Public Management & Policy                                                     Ca...
Communities I’ve Worked Pittsburgh URA (Internship) Holyoke, Massachusetts Upland, California Palm Springs, California...
Palm SpringsDescription of the Community
A Palm Springs Primer Tourism Industry: Special Events, Indian  History, Hollywood History/Film Festival,  Architecture a...
Tourism
Architectural Tourism
Modernism
Modernism Week
Gay Tourism
Hollywood & Celebrity History
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Other Well Known EventsCoachella        Coachella
Other Well Known Events BNP Paribas                Tennis
Other Well Known EventsHumana Challenge (formerly the Bob Hope ChryslerClassic) now hosted by former President Bill Clinton
Golf, Golf, Golf
Development of Indian Land Palm Springs is  located on Indian  Reservation Tribe has sovereignty Has become  important ...
Retirees: Wealthy and Poor
Alternative Energy Industry
Questions of the DayDescribe my DepartmentWhat would I recommend to fix the economy?
Rebuilding America II Questions I’ll briefly describe my    My perspective on  organization, and            what we shou...
Community & Economic DevelopmentDepartment Economic Development Redevelopment Affordable Housing Community Development...
Economic Development Business Attraction Business Retention Business Assistance Innovation Hub Other Incentive Programs
Redevelopment Agency Redevelopment of former dumpsite into    Home Depot-anchored center   Redevelopment of failed downt...
Project DescriptionsRedevelopment Agency Projects we’ve done.
The Springs Home Depot Center
Downtown Mall
College of the Desert Campus
BMW Dealership
Affordable Housing
Hotel Development
Real Property Assets
Public Art
Other Programs/Incentives
My Suggestions for the EconomyHousing Market                   Job Creation Settle who takes the haircut    Innovation h...
Contact Information             John S. Raymond  Director of Community & Economic Development         City of Palm Springs...
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Heinz College Presentation

  1. 1. Presentation at H. John Heinz College of Public Management & Policy Carnegie Mellon University February 3, 2011Work Highlights in Palm Springs, CaliforniaJOHN S. RAYMONDDIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,CITY OF PALM SPRINGS
  2. 2. Communities I’ve Worked Pittsburgh URA (Internship) Holyoke, Massachusetts Upland, California Palm Springs, California Fresno, California
  3. 3. Palm SpringsDescription of the Community
  4. 4. A Palm Springs Primer Tourism Industry: Special Events, Indian History, Hollywood History/Film Festival, Architecture and Modernism, Gay Tourism, Golf City Built on Indian Reservation Retirees: Wealthy and Poor Alternative Energy
  5. 5. Tourism
  6. 6. Architectural Tourism
  7. 7. Modernism
  8. 8. Modernism Week
  9. 9. Gay Tourism
  10. 10. Hollywood & Celebrity History
  11. 11. Palm Springs International Film Festival
  12. 12. Other Well Known EventsCoachella Coachella
  13. 13. Other Well Known Events BNP Paribas Tennis
  14. 14. Other Well Known EventsHumana Challenge (formerly the Bob Hope ChryslerClassic) now hosted by former President Bill Clinton
  15. 15. Golf, Golf, Golf
  16. 16. Development of Indian Land Palm Springs is located on Indian Reservation Tribe has sovereignty Has become important economic generator through gaming, natural areas
  17. 17. Retirees: Wealthy and Poor
  18. 18. Alternative Energy Industry
  19. 19. Questions of the DayDescribe my DepartmentWhat would I recommend to fix the economy?
  20. 20. Rebuilding America II Questions I’ll briefly describe my  My perspective on organization, and what we should do to give an example of a grow the broader problem or economy, i.e. what I opportunity we faced, think the U.S. needs and how I addressed to do on a macro it. level to get the economy going.
  21. 21. Community & Economic DevelopmentDepartment Economic Development Redevelopment Affordable Housing Community Development Block Grant Rent Control City Real Property Assets Public Art
  22. 22. Economic Development Business Attraction Business Retention Business Assistance Innovation Hub Other Incentive Programs
  23. 23. Redevelopment Agency Redevelopment of former dumpsite into Home Depot-anchored center Redevelopment of failed downtown mall Development of new community college campus Redevelopment of auto dealership Development of affordable housing Hotel reinvestment and future projects
  24. 24. Project DescriptionsRedevelopment Agency Projects we’ve done.
  25. 25. The Springs Home Depot Center
  26. 26. Downtown Mall
  27. 27. College of the Desert Campus
  28. 28. BMW Dealership
  29. 29. Affordable Housing
  30. 30. Hotel Development
  31. 31. Real Property Assets
  32. 32. Public Art
  33. 33. Other Programs/Incentives
  34. 34. My Suggestions for the EconomyHousing Market Job Creation Settle who takes the haircut  Innovation hubs. on loan write-downs.  Leverage working capital Bring back the NSP through other loan program! programs (HUD 108/SBA Allow NSP to aggregate 504). units into master rental  Infrastructure! projects. Housing creates (the  Incentives for greening, illusion of?) wealth. densification – or renaturalization.
  35. 35. Contact Information John S. Raymond Director of Community & Economic Development City of Palm Springs, California 760.323.8228 John.Raymond@palmspringsca.gov Linked In Public Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnraymondeconomicdevelopment Facebook:Palm Springs Community and Economic Development Department

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