Major development resurfaces in Cortez

Linda Molto of Cortez walks near the shore where Whiting Preston proposes to build Peninsula Bay, a 359-acre residential and commercial development on Palma Sola Bay. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

On the shore of Palma Sola Bay, where Whiting Preston recalls enjoying the swimming and playing in his younger days, the fourth-generation farmer-turned-developer is again proposing a 359-acre development called Peninsula Bay.

The developments construction over 10-12 years will include many of the