Gym Chain Invests $8 Million in Costa Rica

The chain Multispa is to open two new offices in the Costa Rican capital in the coming months.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The two new fitness centers will open in areas of Tibás Llorente and Guachipelín, and will replace the current ones in San Jose and Escazu-Trejos Montealegre.

David Mears, president of the company, said the group is investing about $4 million in each of the sites which measure about 2,200 square meters.

"The president believes that the Tibás site will be operating in October and Escazú one in November, but it all depends on the speed with which municipal proceedings are issued in each area", reported

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