Costa Rica's North Pacific Guanacaste province is set to see some dramatic growth in the near future. Construction will center around the Liberia airport and nearby Papagayo Bay, where the Costa Rican government has designated large scale tourism development.
According the first quarter reports for 2013 just released by the Foreign Trade Corporation of Costa Rica (PROCOMER), Costa Rican exports are up 3.5% over the first three months of 2012. Statistics show that Costa Rica exported USD $3.019 billion in assets, which is a USD $101 million increase over the first quarter of 2012.
Export goods in processing industries demonstrated strong growth of 10.3%, from USD $1.524 billion to USD $1.682 billion during the first three months of the year. The growth of the last 12 months is 6%.
"Who would have thought you'd be on TV?" said Re/Max Ocean Surf Realty agent Chris Spears' mother after watching the House Hunters International episode featuring Chris and his clients Lynne and David Jenkins.
Thinking about investing in Costa Rica? You're not alone. American manufacturing giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced on Feb 4, 2013 that it will open a new supply-chain planning facility in Costa Rica. The Procter & Gamble Costa Rica facility will service P&G's entire Latin American operation and will consolidate the supp
CNN's latest report on Costa Rica luxury travel acknowledges something that Tamarindo real estate investors and visitors have noticed for several years - "Costa Rica's most famous beach town is growing up." Tamarindo's laid back surf shops and eclectic beach
Costa Rica seeks to further diversify renewable energy sources
Many Costa Rica property investors and tourists are drawn to Costa Rica because of its green philosopy and eco-conscious perspective. Costa Rica is at the forefront in Central America for encouraging energy production from renewable energy sources, and the Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE) has just announced its intention to further diversify its renewables.