by Jason Gibbs, Las Cruces Sun-News
A city capable of housing just under 40,000 residents is still on track to be developed west of Las Cruces. The oddity is that none of the potential 40,000 residents will ever move there .
Pegasus Global Holdings sill plans to move forward with construction on the ghost city which will encompass roughly 18 square miles of land that will straddle the Doña Ana County and Luna County line along Interstate 10, said Pegasus Managing Director Robert Brumley. The facilty, known as CITE — the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation — will stretch along a six-mile rectangle that roughly six miles north of I-10.
The project, with a potential $1 billion regional economic impact, has been in the works since 2011 and was put on hold in 2012 before being revived in 2014.
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