First of all, this does not have anything to do with the Strawberry Field development or a 3rd park, hahaha.
I was just fooling around looking at the resort property with google maps satellite and it made me wonder why/how Disney does not own a few pieces of land, specifically the Holiday Inn and Suites land behind Mickey and Friends and next to the Ball Cast Member lot and the Alpine Inn/Desert Palms/Candy Cane Inn land, south of the Timon Lot (R.I.P).
I, of course, don't know the specifics of how the land was bought in the 50s and later developed, but to me, these seem like two random pieces of land in opposite corners that should be part of Disney's property. If they were, they we would own that entire chunk of land bordered by Katella, Harbor, Walnut, and Ball.
Even without those little chunks, Disney obviously owns the vast majority of that land and it probably wouldn't make a huge difference in terms of future development (definitely make it more convenient, though). But does anyone have any info as to why Disney doesn't own those two pieces that would seem to complete the puzzle?