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In Loreto Bay: Touring our Agua Viva Homesite

What would a Loreto Bay Homeowner Weekend be without the mad rush to one's homesite? Clint and I walked over to our lot on the first day we landed. However, our official tour with Jesus, who is the Village Home coordinator, was on Friday afternoon. Jennifer Hoegger, our account manager,...

In Loreto Bay: A Tour of Cree Art Gallery

Strolling along the main street in Loreto Bay, Loni and I had a chance to visit the new art gallery called Cree. It is run by Jason Zickler who also runs a gallery back home in Indianapolis (Jason Zickler Studio). His works use acrylic and oil on canvas. It's...

In Loreto Bay: New Pharmacy Marks First Retail Store Opening

The trick for the Villages of Loreto Bay development is to balance new home construction while also building out amenities. It's the yin and yang that will ultimately shape the character of this nascent community. Thankfully this was reinforced by Michael Coyle from Replay as the top 2 priorities...

In Loreto Bay: Beginning with the End in Mind

It was about this time yesterday that Clint and I landed in the San Jose Airport. The whole Loreto Bay Homeowners' Weekend seemed like a blur until now: we cracked opened his digital camera and out burst a zillion photos and video. And as we zipped through each one of...

In Loreto Bay: 2008 A Year of Change and Optimism

Since we landed at little Loreto airport, despite the cloudy skies and Loni's "red light" check at customs, I sensed optimism about the changes afoot here within the Loreto Bay development. Talking to homeowners, LBC staff, locals, business owners, and others throughout downtown Loreto and at the development itself...

Hola! From Loreto with Love

Clint and I are in Loreto now and the clouds have finally cleared and it's sunny! I unfortunately, am  feeling a little under the weather still and bedridden today with a fever. So instead of being out on the beach with margarita in hand, I'm on my bed writing...

‘Gringos in Paradise’ Book Review

by Barry Golson List Price: $26.00 (Hardcover) - Amazon $17.16 I was recommended this book by Marsha, a fellow Loreto Bay Homeowner and friend who had read the book and thoroughly enjoyed it. For those of you considering or are in the process of building a place in Mexico, this...

New Loreto Bay Logo – Miami Vice Meets Baja

Being a marketing vp here in the valley means I get to lead all kinds of marketing organizations and products. But it seems that nothing draws on heart strings more than a logo. Or as the NY and SF crowd call it... branding. So it was a small surprise...

Construction Photos of Our Loreto Bay Home

I actually got the progress report from The Construction Coach (TCC) over the weekend. I had ambitions of first writing a review on the book, "Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army" (Jeremy Scahill) which I had finished over a month ago. This has been in the...

Being in Loreto Bay…Virtually

After several weeks of hearing a lot of great things from other homeowners about The Construction Coach out in Loreto, Clint and I finally decided to sign up with them to do periodic inspections of our place in Loreto Bay as construction on it revs up. We get a lot...