Panama is the country in the region that concentrates the largest investment in office building projects with $ 900 million, this based on the commercial intelligence area of CentralAmericaData.
According to the business platform, 117 environmental impact studies (EIA) were presented in Panama between January and December 2017.
Next is Costa Rica, with $ 436 million and 102 EIA; while in Guatemala, 63 projects were submitted for the amount of $ 247 million.
According to the source, Honduras submitted a study for the amount of $ 10 million, while in Nicaragua and El Salvador seven studies were presented together, with an estimated investment of $ 3 million.
The construction of buildings in the country also has a strong public investment. Through the Techos de Esperanza program, the government has allocated millionaire figures for the construction of multifamily housing. The Ministry of Housing and Territorial Planning, without totaling amounts, confirmed that it has tendered 35,800 homes within this program. Just last week, the Government announced the construction of 1,620 more apartments for the project of Urban Renovation of Columbus, these at a cost of $ 99 million and adding to the 5 thousand apartments under construction in Altos del Lago.