Mexico Construction Articles & Analysis

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A growing population and urban development in key cities across the country has put housing development at the forefront of government policy. But the 2013 housing crisis, which saw the collapse of three of the biggest homebuilders in Mexico, has led the government to change the focus of this policy. A rethink of subsidy allocation, coupled...

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Mexico 2015

As the recent constitutional reforms start to have an impact on the Mexican economy, construction activity is poised to grow. Total investment in the construction sector reached $148bn in 2014, according to the Mexican Chamber of Construction, of which 75% was accounted for by private investment. Though construction continues to be a volatile activity, the sector remains a key component of the...

At a time when a number of major Latin American economies, including Brazil and Venezuela, are heading toward recession, Mexico’s economy stands out in the region for its resilience. The country is expected to maintain a solid economic performance in 2015 and beyond, with the IMF estimating GDP growth of 3% and 3.3% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

Private companies and building infrastructure in Latin America are trying to take a piece of cake project recently announced 9,100 million dollars to build one of the largest airports in the world in Mexico City. 

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The real estate sector is expecting a wave of investment from overseas with the lifting of a law restricting foreign ownership of land within 50 km of the sea. A change in article 27 of the Mexican Constitution is set to ease ownership rules and attract an inflow of foreign buyers. The measure should provide encouragement for the vacation-home...