Destination Resorts in Mexico

Each year, Peterson Economics now completes about 15 market and financial analyses for proposed new oceanfront resort communities on the west coast of Mexico. Some of Peterson Economics’ recent and current consulting assignments for proposed new resort projects in Mexico include:

  • Punta Gorda, Los Cabos, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new ultra-high-end second-home/resort community on a spectacular 2,000-acre oceanfront site east of San Jose del Cabo.
  • Hacienda, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: a market analysis for a highly successful new oceanfront condo development in Cabo San Lucas.
  • Capella at Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for this new ultra-high-end boutique hotel, fractional community, and whole-ownership community near Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas.
  • Arrecifes, San Carlos, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new 700-acre oceanfront resort on the Sea of Cortez, which would likely feature an oceanfront golf course, beach club, marina, and other amenities, along with a variety of whole-ownership and fractional real estate (and possibly a private jet providing access to the resort).
  • Luma, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: a market analysis for the developer of Luma, a proposed new oceanfront condo community, evaluating Luma’s design, proposed service and amenity package, marketing focus, and sales success to date relative to top comparable oceanfront condominium communities in the Puerto Vallarta area.
  • La Capilla, East Cape, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new 760-acre oceanfront resort in Los Barriles (on the East Cape between Los Cabos and La Paz). The proposed resort would include a boutique hotel, spa, golf course, equestrian center, and a variety of residential components.
  • Bahia de los Sueños (Bay of Dreams), Mexico: a market and financial analysis evaluating future development/repositioning options for this premier oceanfront property south of La Paz. The developer is now seeking to move forward based on our detailed recommendations.
  • CostaBaja, La Paz, Mexico: an analysis for the owners of Marina CostaBaja evaluating potential to expand the resort to include golf, a spa, a beach club, and over 1,000 residential units. The developer is now moving forward with a complete repositioning and expansion based on our recommendations.
  • Los Agenados, San Carlos, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new high-end second-home/resort community proposed on a dramatic 5,000-acre oceanfront site north of San Carlos.
  • Cabo Pulmo, East Cape, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new high-end second-home/resort community proposed on a dramatic 2,000-acre oceanfront site overlooking Cabo Pulmo.
  • Los Barriles, East Cape, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new 760-acre oceanfront resort in Los Barriles. The proposed resort would include a boutique hotel, spa, golf course, equestrian center, and a variety of residential components.
  • Loreto Bay, Loreto, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for Citigroup evaluating investment opportunities at Loreto Bay.
  • Whales Inn, Loreto, Mexico: a market and financial analysis evaluating the highest and best use of the existing Whales Inn hotel property for a California development group.
  • La Ballena, La Paz, Mexico: a market and financial analysis evaluating potential for a new oceanfront resort on a dramatic10,000-acre site on the Pacific Ocean about 1.5 hours northwest of La Paz.
  • Costa Palmas, Sinaloa, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new 2,000-acre oceanfront resort on the Pacific Coast south of Mazatlan. This community would likely feature a boutique hotel and spa, an oceanfront golf course, a large beach club, a marina, and other amenities, along with a variety of whole-ownership and fractional real estate.
  • Oceanfront Parcel, Zihuatanejo, Mexico: highest and best use analysis for a 500-acre oceanfront parcel near the airport in Zihuatanejo. Proposed uses include golf, hotel, and resort residential.
  • Marina Parcel, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: a market and financial analysis evaluating the highest and best use for a vacant parcel overlooking the marina in Cabo San Lucas.
  • Oceanfront Parcel, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new oceanfront condo community in San Jose del Cabo.
  • El Paraiso, Careyes, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for a proposed new ultra-high-end oceanfront resort, including two boutique hotels, an 18-hole golf course, a spa, a beach club, and a variety of high-end whole-ownership and fractional real estate products. This new resort would occupy a stunning, 2,000-acre oceanfront site immediately north of Careyes, between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo.
  • Querencia, Los Cabos, Mexico: a market and financial analysis for ClubVentures, when contemplating a purchase of Querencia, an upscale private golf club community in Los Cabos with a Tom Fazio golf course and a variety of undeveloped residential pads.
  • High-End Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico: ongoing development advisory services for a proposed new 600-acre ultra-high-end oceanfront resort community near Los Cabos, Mexico.
  • Punta Lobos, Los Cabos, Mexico: a market and financial analysis and ongoing development advisory services for a proposed new oceanfront resort on the Pacific Coast north of Cabo San Lucas, featuring an 18-hole signature golf course, high-end spa, beach club, boutique hotel, and several hundred second-home properties.
  • Laguna del Mar, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico: a market and financial analysis and ongoing development advisory services for a new 1,200-acre oceanfront resort on the Sea of Cortez, which will feature a Nicklaus Signature golf course, spa, beach club, boutique hotel, and about 1,600 second-home properties (whole-ownership and fractional).

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El Paraiso Resort near Careyes, Mexico

The site of the proposed new El Paraiso Resort near Careyes, Mexico.