Route 66 National Scenic Byway traverses New Mexico from east to west serving as a main transportation route in parts and a cruising tourist draw in others. Sites Southwest worked with Bernalillo County staff on a Sector Development Plan for a portion of this historic highway.
NM highway North 14 is a National Scenic Byway known locally as the Turquoise Trail. The highway runs along the east side of the Sandia Mountains from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, linking several semi-rural communities. It’s well traveled by tourists and locals. Preserving the rural character and scenic landscape of the corridor was of utmost importance to Sites Southwest.
Anthony, New Mexico is in a rapidly growing part of southern Dona Ana County within the El Paso, Texas metro area. Incorporated in 2010, Anthony leaders needed help directing the future of this new city. Sites Southwest created a Comprehensive Master Plan that holistically evaluates key issues facing the community.
Working closely with the Carlsbad MainStreet organization, Sites Southwest developed a Downtown Master Plan for the City of Carlsbad. The plan takes advantage of newly renovated hospitality and entertainment venues, along with streetscape improvements, to direct visitors to the largely unknown historic downtown core.
The City of Raton and Raton MainStreet contracted with Sites Southwest to prepare a Downtown Master Plan/MRA Plan, including a designation report for the MRA. Sites Southwest conducted a public workshop with downtown stakeholders and personally surveyed downtown businesses to identify assets and confirm improvements the community wanted.