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Well – there’s the answer to that question …

From madison.com, excerpt from the Alliant Energy first quarter revenue report … Harvey also announced the buyer for its troubled Mexican property, Laguna del Mar. Salvago Mexico, a consortium of investors from Spain, is scheduled to buy the would-be resort development on May 15, Harvey said. He said Alliant expects net proceeds of $65 million, […]

‘Mexico wooing U.S. investors’ – plus, De Frente is back!

Today’s Arizona Daily Star contains this article, Mexico wooing U.S. investors: To a baby boomer, it may just be a summer place or a second home. But to Mexican tourism officials and real estate developers, it’s much-needed economic development. … officials and developers in Sonora, the Mexican state that borders Arizona, expect to see visitation […]

Seeking your old memories and stories about Puerto Peñasco

I’ve heard from many, many people who stumble onto this website while searching for historical information about the area. Some folks have even been nice enough to send in their photos and anecdotes from their days “way back” in the 50’s and 60’s. With all the growth and construction going on, I’ve become increasingly interested […]

The Rocky Point busy travel season is in full swing

Generally, the busy travel season in Rocky Point brings the masses to the beaches as people are in search of the perfect vacation getaway, this year seems to be no exception. The busy travel season in Rocky Point runs from March to mid July, then picks up again in September and October.  There are constantly new developments taking place in […]

Another Puerto Peñasco high-profile mention in the NYT

Puerto Peñasco (and Las Palomas) just got a pretty high-profile mention in the New York Times – this time in their ‘Great Homes‘ section, in an article titled: “Second Homes + Golf = a Worldwide Phenomenon“. The article examines the growing trend of tying real estate developments to golf courses, and the industry’s one-upmanship that […]

Rocky Point land dispute settled

Cedo, a popular research institute in Puerto Peñasco which focuses on marine biology, has entered into a legal settlement with a Scottsdale developer that will keep Cedo in its long time home base.  There were questions in regards to if Cedo was going to remain in its current location, as the Developer is building a […]

Puerto Penasco’s next three years …

I’ve been leafing through the recently published ‘Plan Municipal de Desarrollo 2007-2009‘ (Plan of Municipal Development, Puerto Penasco, 2007-2009) off and on for the last week. (Gracias to Tim Mello for sending me the link.) The ‘Plan de Desarrollo’ is a hefty 100+ page document put out by the government of Puerto Penasco, and outlines […]

This just in: CEDO Intercultural Settles it’s Two-Year Land Dispute with the Clifton-Meridian Development Co.

Forgive me for copy-pasting from a press release, but: Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, March 23, 2007 – On March 22, 2007, the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), and Clifton-Meridian Development Co. signed a compromise agreement ending a two-year dispute over property rights in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. Conflicts with Clifton-Meridan over ownership […]

Tim Mello’s preview of the National Geographic GeoTourism Mapguide for the Arizona-Sonora Region

Tim Mello‘s back with a preview of a new project that focuses on the Arizona-Sonora region – a National Geographic GeoTourism Mapguide for the Arizona-Sonora Region examines a new MapGuide produced by National Geographic. Created by the National Geographic Society and targeted towards ‘upscale geotourists’, the guide aims to “foster regional pride, encourage conservation, generate […]

Yikes

I had a couple of emails about this: Tucson woman, Nogales man die in Mexico HERMOSILLO, Sonora — A Tucson woman and a Nogales, Ariz., man died in separate vehicle crashes this weekend in Mexico. A head-on collision Saturday night on the highway between Sonoita and Rocky Point left three dead and five hurt, according […]

Well – there’s the answer to that question …

From madison.com, excerpt from the Alliant Energy first quarter revenue report … Harvey also announced the buyer for its troubled Mexican property, Laguna del Mar. Salvago Mexico, a consortium of investors from Spain, is scheduled to buy the would-be resort development on May 15, Harvey said. He said Alliant expects net proceeds of $65 million, […]

‘Mexico wooing U.S. investors’ – plus, De Frente is back!

Today’s Arizona Daily Star contains this article, Mexico wooing U.S. investors: To a baby boomer, it may just be a summer place or a second home. But to Mexican tourism officials and real estate developers, it’s much-needed economic development. … officials and developers in Sonora, the Mexican state that borders Arizona, expect to see visitation […]

Seeking your old memories and stories about Puerto Peñasco

I’ve heard from many, many people who stumble onto this website while searching for historical information about the area. Some folks have even been nice enough to send in their photos and anecdotes from their days “way back” in the 50’s and 60’s. With all the growth and construction going on, I’ve become increasingly interested […]

The Rocky Point busy travel season is in full swing

Generally, the busy travel season in Rocky Point brings the masses to the beaches as people are in search of the perfect vacation getaway, this year seems to be no exception. The busy travel season in Rocky Point runs from March to mid July, then picks up again in September and October.  There are constantly new developments taking place in […]

Another Puerto Peñasco high-profile mention in the NYT

Puerto Peñasco (and Las Palomas) just got a pretty high-profile mention in the New York Times – this time in their ‘Great Homes‘ section, in an article titled: “Second Homes + Golf = a Worldwide Phenomenon“. The article examines the growing trend of tying real estate developments to golf courses, and the industry’s one-upmanship that […]

Rocky Point land dispute settled

Cedo, a popular research institute in Puerto Peñasco which focuses on marine biology, has entered into a legal settlement with a Scottsdale developer that will keep Cedo in its long time home base.  There were questions in regards to if Cedo was going to remain in its current location, as the Developer is building a […]

Puerto Penasco’s next three years …

I’ve been leafing through the recently published ‘Plan Municipal de Desarrollo 2007-2009‘ (Plan of Municipal Development, Puerto Penasco, 2007-2009) off and on for the last week. (Gracias to Tim Mello for sending me the link.) The ‘Plan de Desarrollo’ is a hefty 100+ page document put out by the government of Puerto Penasco, and outlines […]

This just in: CEDO Intercultural Settles it’s Two-Year Land Dispute with the Clifton-Meridian Development Co.

Forgive me for copy-pasting from a press release, but: Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, March 23, 2007 – On March 22, 2007, the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), and Clifton-Meridian Development Co. signed a compromise agreement ending a two-year dispute over property rights in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. Conflicts with Clifton-Meridan over ownership […]

Tim Mello’s preview of the National Geographic GeoTourism Mapguide for the Arizona-Sonora Region

Tim Mello‘s back with a preview of a new project that focuses on the Arizona-Sonora region – a National Geographic GeoTourism Mapguide for the Arizona-Sonora Region examines a new MapGuide produced by National Geographic. Created by the National Geographic Society and targeted towards ‘upscale geotourists’, the guide aims to “foster regional pride, encourage conservation, generate […]

Yikes

I had a couple of emails about this: Tucson woman, Nogales man die in Mexico HERMOSILLO, Sonora — A Tucson woman and a Nogales, Ariz., man died in separate vehicle crashes this weekend in Mexico. A head-on collision Saturday night on the highway between Sonoita and Rocky Point left three dead and five hurt, according […]