Palm Desert has relied on forward thinking city council members whose vision has created thoughtful planning and thriving commerce to build a solid civic foundation.
Over the past year, Palm Desert has witnessed the opening of a wide variety of new stores from apparel to gourmet foods: Anthropologie, Teavana, Sephora, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Panera Bread, Nike, Juicy Couture & more.
Public sector development continues with Desert Willow Golf Resort, adding 6,500 sq ft to its Lakeview Terrace and an open air bar. An 83,000sf Riverside County Sheriff ‘s station opened in 2010 and Palm Desert opened its new Visitor Center in 2010.
In June 2011, the city had their grand opening of the $7.7mil Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Palm Desert is committed to reducing energy use by 30% in partnership with its utilities.
Year Incorporated: 1973
Average Household Income $84,286