CASALCO expects the participation of over 175 expositors and 23.000 visitors in a 15.000 square meters area.
Jorge Sansivirini, president of the organizing committee, told newspaper Laprensagrafica.com: "We will have areas for machinery, home ownership, environments, decoration, furniture, equipment rental as well as banks, who will offer credit for entrepreneurs and individuals looking for a home".
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The construction fair organized by the Salvadoran Construction Chamber saw business deals for $10 million.
Casalco, the construction chamber, explained that the figure includes deals closed at the fair, and others to happen shortly or in the midterm.
159 companies took part in the trade show, out of which 42 were foreign corporations, reported Casalco.
The Salvadoran Construction Chamber (Casalco) expects the event to be as successful as its previous edition.
125 companies will participate in the activity, to take place February 4th-7th at CIFCO, the International Center for Fairs and Conventions.
Mario Ernesto Rivera, head of Casalco, told Laprensagrafica.com: "The event generates 1.000 indirect jobs.
Construexpo 2010 is one of the measures undertaken by Salvadoran builders to reactivate construction in the country.
Its organizers, the Salvadoran Chamber of Construction, expect participants to close $6.5 million in deals in this edition of the fair.
“Over 150 companies will participate in the event.
Trade show ExpoCasa will take place between today and June 6h, at COPEREX, the Industrial Park.
Organizers expect the event to close over $20 million in deals, more than in the previous edition.
“At the activity, consumers can buy or finance a house. ‘Prices vary from $17.000 to $250.000’, explained Jorge Montenegro, head of the Guatemalan Construction Chamber”.