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.

Monday, May 13, 2019

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.

CentralAmericaData has information on the construction projects to be developed in Central America, with details such as estimated investment, times and phases of the project, supplies and equipment that will be required during and after construction, water treatment, and parking structure, among other things.

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Government Infrastructure: $190 Million in Investments

April 2019

Last year in Central American countries, 31 environmental impact studies were presented for construction projects of buildings for government institutions.

The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Trade 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.

Multipurpose Building for $18 million

October 2018

A 22-floor commercial and residential building is planned in Zone 10 of Guatemala City, which will have 11 basements for parking vehicles.

According to the interactive information system "Construction in Central America" of CentralAmericaData, Forum Americas 14, S.A. plans to build a tower that will house shops, offices and apartments.

Central America: $1.6 billion in Office Construction

April 2018

Last year in the region, 290 environmental impact studies were submitted for construction of public and private office buildings.

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 in each country.

Shopping Centers to Be Constructed in Central America

November 2017

In the past 12 months, 165 environmental impact studies, valued at $350 million, were submitted for the development of shopping centers, supermarkets, department stores and other types of commercial buildings in the region.

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