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Calle Corazone in Playa Del Carmen Calle Corazon-Gone!!!

Everyone is talking about how Playa Del Carmen is changing. This is nothing new since Playa Del Carmen has been one of the fastest growing cities in the Latin America. Construction in Playa Del Carmen can be seen in all areas of the city. Investment small and large is happening.

Playa Del Carmen continues to draw people from all over the world with its beautiful beaches and charm. All of these people require housing.

Recently there have been some big projects announced that are going to be effecting some well known areas around 5th Avenue as well as some other spots. We thought we would bring you this gallery to show you just some of the changes happening in Playa Del Carmen.

New condos and hotels and other developments for Playa Del Carmen

Some people lament that Playa Del Carmen is changing too fast or it is not the place they first came to years ago. It is a fact Playa Del Carmen is changing, but before we say it is a bad thing, there is also a good side to it.

There is a reason why it is growing, it is people like you that keep coming back. It is a popular place and now as it grows there are more places for people to stay, eat and visit. For residents there is more shopping and availability of products that were previously only available in Cancun. Many empty lots that were not taken care of very well are now destinations and attractions for tourist and locals and soon seamlessly fit into the unique landscape that is Playa Del Carmen. Not everything will be what you want to see built in Playa Del Carmen but we do encourage everyone to visit and see some of the nice additions to the city.

If you are interested in investing in a property here, we are happy to give independent advice to our readers. Every person’s circumstances are different, so let us know what you are thinking about. You can send us a message on our contact page. (Note: We are not a real estate company nor do we sell property, we just enjoy covering it here in Playa Del Carmen and visit new properties and write about it here.)

If you would like to read more about Playa Del Carmen real estate see our complete guide here.

Photos here are listed from most recent and going into the past. Unless something is nice to see the before and after, we place the photos beside each other.

New building in Playa Del Carmen construction

This is a new building going up on 10th Avenue and 6th Street.

 

New hotel being built on 8th Street and the beach in Playa Del Carmen.

New hotel being built on 8th Street and the beach.

 

Large new building on 40th Street and 10th Avenue.

Large new building on 40th Street and 10th Avenue.

 

New construction on 38th Street between 20th and 25th Avenues

New construction on 38th Street between 20th and 25th Avenues.

 

Construction in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

This is a very deep channel they are digging in 12th Street in Playa. An man was bracing himself in the trough while checking it. This is for a new water pipe.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen New condos

This was the old Hotel Playa Del Carmen on Constituyentes Avenue now getting remodeled.

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New hotel being built on 10th Avenue and 26th Street.

Menesse Building Playa Del Carmen

The Menesse Building on 25th Avenue and 26th Street coming along.

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New building on the corner of 10th Avenue and 26th Street.

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New condo building on 26th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue

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Breaking ground on new condo complex on 20th Avenue

cndo construction in Playa Del Carmen

New building on Constituyentes and 20th Avenue

new building in Playa Del Carmen

10th Avenue with 26th St

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The renovated Blue Parrot Club

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5th Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.

Horizonte Building in Playa Del Carmen

Getting close to finishing the Horizonte Condo building on 20th Ave.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

The new Anah building site at 20th Avenue and 14Bis

New Highway in Playa Del Carmen

New Highway making faster access to Yucatan State

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Old Club on 1st Ave and 12th Street getting demolition done.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Another new Oxxo near the Walmart on 8th St.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Another Oxxo on 5th Avenue near Calle 3 Sur

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Building at Paseo Del Carmen

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

More additions to Paseo Del Carmen

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Another corner of small buildings that is going to disappear on south 10th Avenue.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New Store on 5th Avenue near 4th St.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New shopping area coming together at 8th St and 5th Avenue

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The former Calle Corazon area taking shape.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Big empty lot getting cleared for construction at Constituyentes and 15th Ave.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New loft building taking shape at 25th Ave near Constituyentes Ave.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

The Lunada condos going up in 38th Street and 20th Avenue

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Calle 38 condos going up on 38th Street near 20th Avenue.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Working on the corner of 10th Ave and 12th Street. New club?

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New store fronts on 1st Avenue and 26th St.

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Breaking ground on the corner of 14bis and 20th Ave. for new condos.

New condo buildin in Playa Del Carmen

New planned building for Playa Del Carmen

New condo buildin in Playa Del Carmen

New complex being built on 34th st near 20th Ave.

New condo buildin in Playa Del Carmen

A building that was abandoned on 34th now getting a new lease on life.

New condos in Playa del Carmen

New condo building coming along at 20th Ave and 34th St.

New construction in Playa Del Carmen

New shops planned for 5th Avenue and 8th St.

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Corner of 10th Ave and 12th St. The old Banamex building getting reused.

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The building on 20th Ave and 34th St coming along.

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Papaya building on 15th Ave. coming along.

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More construction at Paseo Del Carmen

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The “big dig” going on at 10th Ave just below Juarez Avenue.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Construction of a new condo building on 25th Avenue near Constituyentes Ave.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Clearing a lot on 25th Ave next to Casona for a new condo building.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Building getting near to being finished near CTM and 5th Ave.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New building between 5th and 10th Avenues on 44th St.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New construction on CTM Avenue between 5th and 10th Avenues

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Crane over construction site where the former Calle Corazon was.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Very well located lot at 10th Ave and 10th St where a small house stood for a long time.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

This is a typical construction site in areas of Playa Del Carmen where new neighborhoods are being built.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

This is what the new neighborhoods look like when finished.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

This is what the new neighborhoods look like when finished.

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Putting the finishing touches on a new apartment building on 30th Ave and 20th St.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

Putting the finishing touches on a new apartment building on 30th Ave and 20th st.

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Demo work on 10th Ave and 26th st.

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Papaya building starting to look huge on 15th Avenue near 8th St.

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Demo on 10th Avenue and 26th St

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Construction on the old Calle Corazon is coming along.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen Mexico

Paseo Del Carmen shopping mall expansion.

Construction in Playa Del Carmen

New Contruction on 44th St near 5th Avenue

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Future plans for the new center of Playa Del Carmen

Green wall at Mamitas Beach club

Green wall at Mamitas Beach Club

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Workers high above the old parking lot of Paseo Del Carmen

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Old building on 10th Avenue getting town down. Near Calle 2 Sur

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New addition to the shopping plaza Paseo Del Carmen

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Anah Building coming along. June 11th.

Ahnah condo building playa del carmen

Anah Building coming along. June 11th.

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Construction on the old Calle Corazon. 12th Street view.

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Moving cinder blocks up 5 stories on the new Hilton

New condo Playa Del Carmen

Poster for new Condo building on 24th St.

Home Depot, Playa Del Carmen

Home Depot under construction.

Colosio, Playa Del Carmen, condo

Moon-Ha building getting close to completion on North 5th Avenue.

Colosio condo Playa Del Carmen

New building going up just past 46th St. near 5th Avenue.

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New building on 4th St. Between 35th and 40th Avenue

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Corner of 24th St and First Avenue new construction

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10th Avenue between 8th and 10th St. under construction.

New project going on at Quinta Alegria

New canvas shade covers for the interior of Quinta Alegria Mall

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New construction on 25th Avenue just north of constituyentes Avenue.

New construction, building on CTM avenue Playa Del Carmen

This building on CTM Avenue is finally moving forward after being stalled for a while.

Playa del Carmen, construction

Another Anah building at 20th Ave and 14bis. This is good news because it is an ugly lot and Anah does nice work.

Playa Del Carmen construction

This is 38th and 5th Avenue. Taken April 17th. see below for the amazing speed this was build and opened.

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Old Santanera Club coming down.

Playa Del Carmen construction Home depot

The new Home Depot

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New building on 5th Avenue near 26th St.

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New building on 1st Ave near 14th St.

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Former Alhambra Hotel coming down. 8th St. and beach

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New business spaces next to City Hall on 8th St.

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Demolition of small building on the corner of 10th Ave and 4th St.

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Corner of 38th and 5th Avenue (April 4th 2014)

10th Avenue Construction @14th St.

10th Avenue Construction @14th St.

New Hyatt Hotel on the Beach

New Hyatt Hotel on the Beach

Hyatt Hotel in Playa Del Carmen

New Hyatt Hotel on the Beach

Hotel Playa Del Carmen on 20th Ave with new story added and construction next to it.

Hotel Playa Del Carmen on 20th Ave with new story added and construction next to it.

Building being torn down at 5th Ave and 38th St.

Building being torn down at 5th Ave and 38th St.

Building at 5th and 38th St being torn down.

Building at 5th and 38th St being torn down.

Four story building being torn down at 5th Ave and 38th St.

Four story building being torn down at 5th Ave and 38th St.

Condo building on 5th being added onto.

Condo building on 5th being added onto.

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It turns out it was a swimming pool

 

Restaurant on 5th Avenue being torn down near 32nd St.

Restaurant on 5th Avenue being torn down near 32nd St.

New Development on 38th & 20th

New Development on 38th & 20th

New Development on 20th Avenue

New Development on 20th Avenue

Gone!!!

Gone!!!

Calle Corazon-Gone!!!

Calle Corazon-Gone!!!

New Hyatt Hotel on the beach

New Hyatt Hotel on the beach

New development on 38th St.

New development on 38th St.

New Addition to Paseo Del Carmen

New Addition to Paseo Del Carmen

12St. Mosquito Blue Hotel-Gone

12St. Mosquito Blue Hotel-Gone

Old Mosquito Blue/Calle Corazon

Old Mosquito Blue/Calle Corazon

Old Calle Corazon

Old Calle Corazon

8th St and Quinta, former La Parrilla Restaurant

8th St and Quinta, former La Parrilla Restaurant

New 777 Hotel

New 770 Hotel

Banamex on 12th St and 10th=empty for demo

Banamex on 12th St and 10th Empty for demolition

Cozumel Ferry Remodel

Cozumel Ferry Remodel

Changing Playa

Papaya building going up on 15th Avenue

Cozumel Ferry Remodel

Cozumel Ferry Remodel

Anah Building going up

Anah Building going up

New Terrazas Building

New Terrazas Building

3 Comments on Changing Playa Del Carmen-a Gallery View

  1. Thanks for showing this.. I think a lot of us are concerned, and it’s helpful to see these photos. I’m glad I’m north, but some people may welcome all the changes to centro.

  2. Eugene & Michael // March 29, 2014 at 11:54 AM //

    We’re not happy at all at what we see! Mosquito Blue and Mosquito Beach both had interesting architecture that fit the vibe of the city, and the replacements all seem like big bland office buildings. Calle Corazon had the charm, which developers had no problem demolishing. We love Playa and hope it all turns out well. But after coming 5 years in a row, we’re going to sit out and see how this all turns out before we return.

  3. thanks for sharing. it’s a very helpful piece in what’s to come. I’ve hear there is a new project near the hotel I stay at and wondering if you know what they’re building. it’s on 4th Street between 5th Ave and the beach.

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