A Mexico resort development saga

NYT – Jeffrey Curtiss’s obsession is a collection of 23 luxury condominiums on a secluded beach in La Paz. For 11 years Curtiss, who made his fortune in the trading and distribution business in Britain, has been building and marketing the project, Playa de La Paz, hoping to attract the type of high-end international home buyers who have traditionally bypassed La Paz. A first-time developer, he pored over every detail of the project and lived on site during construction, only to face the global economic crisis, Mexico’s drugs wars and countless construction delays. “I thought it would be a lot easier,” he said.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/28/realestate/playa-de-la-paz-mexico-resort.html

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