Mesa del Sol Announces Which Schools Residents Will Attend
For Immediate Release, Tuesday, 20 March 2012
ALBUQUERQUE – March 20, 2012 – Mesa del Sol, Albuquerque’s visionary mixed-use, master planned community in the southern part of the city, received board approval from Albuquerque Public Schools that children living at Mesa del School will be eligible to attend Bandelier Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School and Albuquerque High School. APS will provide busing from Mesa del Sol to school. APS and Mesa Del Sol have also agreed to work together to start planning new APS schools that will serve the area as the community grows.
Mesa del Sol’s homes will be available for sale in late March 2012. Ultimately, Mesa del Sol will feature over 37,500 homes and likely be the largest development in the Metro area. People can view the progress video and learn more about Mesa del Sol by going to http://www.mesadelsolnm.com/.
“We are pleased that the Mesa del Sol residents will have the opportunity to attend some of the best schools in Albuquerque,” said Chris Anderson, Vice President of Development for Mesa del Sol. “All three schools are relatively close to our development and will provide our residents the best education available through Albuquerque Public Schools.”
APS Superintendent Winston Brooks echoed the sentiment. “We look forward to serving the students and families residing in Mesa del Sol and know they will be pleased with the education they receive at Bandelier, Jefferson and Albuquerque High,” he said. “On behalf of Albuquerque Public Schools, I want to welcome them into our community.”
For more information, go to www.mesadelsolnm.com or call 505-452-2600
About Mesa del Sol
Mesa del Sol is a 12,900-acre mixed-use district located on Albuquerque’s south mesa. By combining job creation and sustainable urban community planning, Mesa del Sol will reflect a balance of environmental resources, economic objectives and social amenities in a community that is forward-looking with a highly defined sense of place.
Mesa del Sol is a true public/private partnership. In addition to Forest City Covington, NM, LLC, Mesa del Sol is being developed in conjunction with other partners, including the New Mexico State Land Office, the University of New Mexico, with the support of the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County and the State of New Mexico.
About Forest City Covington
Forest City Covington NM, LLC is a joint venture between Forest City NM, LLC and Covington NM, LLC. Forest City NM, LLC is a subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., an NYSE-listed national real estate company with $11.8 billion in total assets. Covington Capital and its affiliate companies currently own more than 9 million square feet of commercial/industrial space and are actively developing more than 17,000 acres of land in the western United States.
- Contact Person: Joanie Griffin
- Telephone: 505-261-4444