Today’s Arizona Daily Star contains an article all about Penasco titled ‘Tucson’s beach’ is booming‘. It’s an interesting look at some of the effects all the development and growth is having on the city.
PUERTO PENASCO, SONORA – In days past, RVs and tents were about the only forms of lodging dotting the long stretch of Sandy Beach, west of downtown Rocky Point.
They’re now joined by a new, permanent and much taller presence: luxury condo towers.
Condo developments are turning Rocky Point – a town that started as home to shrimpers and fishermen and grew into a hideaway for U.S. expatriates and a college-student party spot – into a booming tourist center. No place symbolizes this growth more than Sandy Beach, the approximately 5-mile stretch of sand west of town that just a few years ago had no permanent homes…
Also … so who’s buying the Laguna Del Mar land?