Palm Springs style will guide Desert Fashion Plaza redo - Part 2

Allen also emphasized that the firm isn’t going it alone.

They have met with Wessman Development officials weekly to discuss […]

Palm Springs style will guide Desert Fashion Plaza redo

Award-winning architects from Arizona have convinced city leaders and a prominent local developer they can bring magnificent change to downtown Palm […]

Business is Booming in Palm Springs

With the economy beginning a comeback, the Valley is experiencing a very busy season.  Every weekend is booked to capacity and no end is in sight.  Even during the week, many hotels are booked and restaurants are having great seasons.
The demolition of buildings in the old Fashion Plaza has begun and the excitement that is […]

COULD BE A GREAT TIME TO OPEN A BUSINESS IN PALM SPRINGS

Opening a new business in the Valley has never been better.  Recently, nearly 100 business owners attended a meeting to get a firsthand glimpse at developer John Wessman’s vision for the Desert Fashion Plaza.  If you don’t know the history, the Desert Fashion Plaza is an empty enclosed mall that has been sitting unoccupied for the […]

TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY IN THE VALLEY TO FIND THE RIGHT LOCATION

With the way the economy has been over the last two years, it seems like the message has always been bleak.  However, there have been some real boons because of the economy.

If you have every considered opening a business in the Coachella Valley, the time could not be better.  Affordable leasing arrangements are at an […]

Opening a Business in Palm Springs: Getting Started

Opening a business in a new city can be very daunting.  In order to assure a smooth opening, the following steps are recommended by the City of Palm Springs:

Make Contact with a Planning Department Professional. Provide the address of the site you are considering and get a zoning clearance. Different zones allow different […]

A Palm Springs Marketing Tool That Really Works!

As a small business, I know the importance of marketing and public relations.  I am very adept at putting together email blasts to targeted audiences and press releases that get the media involved.  I am always looking for ways to help my clients reach the broadest group of consumers so that they can get their […]

American Saver Klub - As a Palm Springs Valley Business, You Should be Part of This!

In my last blog, I wrote about American Saver Klub and what a value it is for both businesses and consumers.  I thought it would create a buzz in Palm Springs and businesses would be flocking to get on the band wagon.  Well, it hasn’t turned out that way.  I have had very few businesses […]

MainStreetChamber - A New Way To Network for Palm Springs Businesses

For the last few weeks, I have been writing about some of the programs offered by the City of Palm Springs.  These programs are designed to help both existing and new businesses improve their bottom line in Palm Springs.

As I searched for other opportunities to help business in Palm Springs, it occurred to me that […]

City of Palm Springs Facade Improvement Program

Last week, after 4 years as the CEO of the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, the current Board of Directors and I decided to part ways.  The reasons were varied but it came down to the fact that the vision I had for the Chamber’s role in the Business community was dramatically different from the vision […]