$95 million Traded in Real Estate Fair

Preliminary results from the Housing Expo 2017 in Panama show banking transactions worth $95 million.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The goal of the Panamanian Chamber of Construction is to achieve $160 million in transactions and about 40,000 visits. This figure could be reached once the data for Sunday 23 April has been included. 

See also "Housing Market in Panama: What to Expect in 2017"

Alejandro Ferrer, president of the organizing committee of Capac, explained to Prensa.com that "... this exhibition represents for the Panamanian economy an opportunity for housing developers to undertake new projects. "The amount of sales that are generated here allows projects that are waiting for a certain amount of presales to be made so that (the promoters) can start the works."

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