Gallery Showing: Loreto Bay Agua Viva at the Dawn of 2009

It was good to see the heavy equipment moving. Nothing however was being done on the Paseo with the exception of some minor brickwork around the palm trees.

 

Welcome, dear reader, to the premiere showing of “Loreto Bay Agua Viva at the Dawn of 2009”.

Photographer: Our very own Al Graichen, a fellow Loreto Bay homeowner.

We realize that some of you may not be able to get down to Loreto as often as you’d like so here are some great snapshots by Al of the Agua Viva construction site.

If you “View as slideshow with captions”, you’ll be able to see which home sites are being featured.

Al has also noted if you let him know your lot number, he will try to take photos of it…no guarantees as he is there on vacation…or so we are told, I am unconvinced!

The easiest way to let him know is to post a short comment here with your Loreto Bay lot number.

Some updates from Al on January 5, 2009:

  • The crews were to return today and return they did. Management personnel were very evident on the street getting acquainted with their partners and talking about the holiday break.
  • AV23-25 look like they are close to completion from the outside.
  • If my map reading is close, AV904-906 have the ground plumbing in. AV907-909 have the first floor up and debris is being cleaned up.
  • On the golf course/ocean side, 137-141 grading continues as does 259-263. The grader was out and moving as I walked the estuary. 229-230 have paint.
  • The estuary walls look relatively good from 37 up to 270 with some work remaining in the 270-272 area.
  • There was a small dam in front of 133 with water being pumped out of the area in front of 104-133 filling up the area from 235-270. Perhaps more wall work is needed in that area.
  • The ground still looks like a bit of fill and leveling is needed before “ground breaking” for any home in the area along the estuary from 104-270.
  • It was good to see the heavy equipment moving. Nothing however was being done on the Paseo with the exception of some minor brickwork around the palm trees.
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  • Cathy Getman

    Wow – great pics! Thanks again Al and thanks for posting Loni and Clint. <br />
    <br />
    Loni, have you got a completion date yet?<br />
    <br />
    Cathy

  • Bob and Suzie

    Great pics, Al. If you get a chance, I'd love to see a photo of our construction on AV186. And we'll be in Loreto Jan 18 – Feb 8th if you're around. Thanks and hope to see you soon.

  • Cathy Getman

    Wow – great pics! Thanks again Al and thanks for posting Loni and Clint.

    Loni, have you got a completion date yet?

    Cathy

    • Loni Kao Stark

      Hi Cathy – I was told sometime mid February. Clint and I are in no hurry and enjoy the construction process…all it’s ups and downs. More important it is done right, than done quickly.

      In some ways it may be anti-climatic when everything is complete :-).

      In a life full of deadlines and schedules, a little bit of unpredictability is nice.

      I do hope no one from Loreto Bay is reading this or I may live to eat these words!

      Loni

    • Al Graichen

      I’ve posted all of my shots on Flickr. If you’ve got a spare hour to browse, here’s the link. http://flickr.com/photos/29622038@N00/ Let me know if there are any difficulties viewing.

      Al

  • Cathy Getman

    Wow – great pics! Thanks again Al and thanks for posting Loni and Clint.

    Loni, have you got a completion date yet?

    Cathy

    • Loni Kao Stark

      Hi Cathy – I was told sometime mid February. Clint and I are in no hurry and enjoy the construction process…all it’s ups and downs. More important it is done right, than done quickly.

      In some ways it may be anti-climatic when everything is complete :-).

      In a life full of deadlines and schedules, a little bit of unpredictability is nice.

      I do hope no one from Loreto Bay is reading this or I may live to eat these words!

      Loni

    • Al Graichen

      I’ve posted all of my shots on Flickr. If you’ve got a spare hour to browse, here’s the link. http://flickr.com/photos/29622038@N00/ Let me know if there are any difficulties viewing.

      Al

  • Bob and Suzie

    Great pics, Al. If you get a chance, I’d love to see a photo of our construction on AV186. And we’ll be in Loreto Jan 18 – Feb 8th if you’re around. Thanks and hope to see you soon.

    • Al Graichen

      Bob & Suzie,

      I’ve was able to get a few shots of AV186 for you. I’ll post them on the Yahoo Loreto SF Owners group site today along with my “daily update”, but if you do not have access to that, I’ll upload them to flickr or Adobe Photo Showcase for you when I get home tomorrow.

      I was able to get exterior shots from 3 sides. I couldn’t get in as it was closed off with fence, but I did get a few close ups. There’s one spot on the second floor staircase that you might want to mention to your builder. You’ll see the photo close up.

      You’re going to have an outstanding view. We’re thinking of the lot at the end of the estuary. Not certain this is exactly the time to get over leveraged with real estate, but the price is enticing.

      You can email me directly at agraichen@sbcglobal.net

      Regards
      Al

  • Bob and Suzie

    Great pics, Al. If you get a chance, I’d love to see a photo of our construction on AV186. And we’ll be in Loreto Jan 18 – Feb 8th if you’re around. Thanks and hope to see you soon.

    • Al Graichen

      Bob & Suzie,

      I’ve was able to get a few shots of AV186 for you. I’ll post them on the Yahoo Loreto SF Owners group site today along with my “daily update”, but if you do not have access to that, I’ll upload them to flickr or Adobe Photo Showcase for you when I get home tomorrow.

      I was able to get exterior shots from 3 sides. I couldn’t get in as it was closed off with fence, but I did get a few close ups. There’s one spot on the second floor staircase that you might want to mention to your builder. You’ll see the photo close up.

      You’re going to have an outstanding view. We’re thinking of the lot at the end of the estuary. Not certain this is exactly the time to get over leveraged with real estate, but the price is enticing.

      You can email me directly at agraichen@sbcglobal.net

      Regards
      Al

  • Al Graichen

    Bob &amp; Suzie,<br />
    <br />
    I've was able to get a few shots of AV186 for you. I'll post them on the Yahoo Loreto SF Owners group site today along with my &quot;daily update&quot;, but if you do not have access to that, I'll upload them to flickr or Adobe Photo Showcase for you when I get home tomorrow. <br />
    <br />
    I was able to get exterior shots from 3 sides. I couldn't get in as it was closed off with fence, but I did get a few close ups. There's one spot on the second floor staircase that you might want to mention to your builder. You'll see the photo close up.<br />
    <br />
    You're going to have an outstanding view. We're thinking of the lot at the end of the estuary. Not certain this is exactly the time to get over leveraged with real estate, but the price is enticing.<br />
    <br />
    You can email me directly at agraichen@sbcglobal.net<br />
    <br />
    Regards<br />
    Al

  • Loni Kao Stark

    Hi Cathy – I was told sometime mid February. Clint and I are in no hurry and enjoy the construction process…all it's ups and downs. More important it is done right, than done quickly.<br />
    <br />
    In some ways it may be anti-climatic when everything is complete :-).<br />
    <br />
    In a life full of deadlines and schedules, a little bit of unpredictability is nice. <br />
    <br />
    I do hope no one from Loreto Bay is reading this or I may live to eat these words!<br />
    <br />
    Loni

  • Al Graichen

    I've posted all of my shots on Flickr. If you've got a spare hour to browse, here's the link. <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/29622038@N00/&quot; target="_blank"><a href="http://flickr.com/photos/29622038@N00/</a>&quot; target="_blank">http://flickr.com/photos/29622038@N00/</a></a&gt; Let me know if there are any difficulties viewing.<br />
    <br />
    Al