Commercial Sector: $1.793 Million in Investments

During 2018, 345 environmental impact studies were presented for the construction of commercial buildings in Central American countries, with Costa Rica and El Salvador representing the largest share of the estimated investment.

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The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData, includes an up to date list of public and private construction projects for which environmental impact studies (EIA) were submitted to the respective institutions of each country.

Costa Rica is the country in the region with the highest investment last year, with an approximate $897 million in construction projects of buildings for commercial use, corresponding to 136 EIA.

It was followed by El Salvador, where 28 EIAs were presented, which together represent an investment of approximately $445 million. Among the projects is the construction of a corporate tower for mixed use.

In Guatemala, 52 studies were presented for work on different types of residential projects, totaling $237 million in total. In the case of Honduras, 11 projects were presented, totaling an estimated investment of $72 million.

In Nicaragua 11 projects were reported, with an approximate investment of $70 million, and in Panama 107 files for the construction of commercial spaces were presented, for which close to $71 million is expected to be disbursed.

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