Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Section 16 Plan on Extended Delay.(Mountain View)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

* Developer, Land Office have until end of '04 to decide about agreement

The idea of developing a large master planned community on state Section 16 in Edgewood isn't dead, but it's on hiatus.

Stan Strickman, president of developer Manzano Mesa Limited Partnership, said his company has signed an extension of a development agreement with the State Land Office that will extend the company's lease for the one-square-mile section until the end of 2004.

The partnership signed a 99-year lease with the Land Office in June 2002 to develop the section. As part of the lease, the partnership would have to develop the land according to a master plan created by the Land Office and adopted by the Edgewood Town Council. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.