Investment in Cancun/Riviera Maya real estate market still strong

Hotel strip in Cancun.

CANCUN — Cancun and the Riviera Maya have emerged as the most attractive tourist destinations in Mexico for investment in the real estate sector, with more than 21 thousand appraisals for the purchase of real estate during 2016, a growth of 4.0% annual rate, according to the president of the Colegio de Valuadores de Quintana Roo (Covaqroo), Arturo More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Campeche real estate conflict

Expat property owners complain about Campeche real estate developer On Friday February 17th, Mrs. Jane Erway from Connecticut USA sent an email to The Yucatan Times, complaining about the situation with Playas More...

Many new hotels are under construction along the Riviera Maya in Quintana Roo. (PHOTO: Quintana Roo al Dia)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Eight new hotels to break ground in Quintana Roo this year

During the recent XV National Tourism Forum, Quintana Roo Tourism Secretary Marisol Vanegas Perez revealed that investors are planning to start eight hotel projects during the second half of 2017. According to, More...

Apartments in Playa del Carmen. (PHOTO: Blue Pearl Apartments)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017

How to find a cheap apartment in Playa del Carmen

For, Marc Delize came up with this article on finding an inexpensive apartment rental in Playa del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen is a laidback beach town in Quintana Roo — a favorite destination More...

Former Quintana Roo Governor Roberto Borge at a press conference during his mandate (Photo: Animal Político)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Owners of hotels illegally stripped in Tulum seek to recover them

After almost nine years since the first illegal dispossessions in Tulum, the owners of hotels and estates seek to recover their properties. They expect help from the new government of Quintana Roo, which is investigating More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The lure of Mexican real estate for Canadian investors

An uncertain political environment in the United States is prompting some high-net-worth Canadians to head even further south for vacation real estate investments this winter, the Toronto Globe & Mail reports. With More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

“Punta Arrecifes”, Donald Trump’s billion-dollar project, cancelled in Cozumel

Environmental conservationists were opposed to “Punta Arrecifes”, a project that implied severe ecologic devastation. For the inhabitants of Cozumel, Donald Trump is a well-known name, and not precisely for More...

Progreso malecon showed damage from tidal swells. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Beach erosion hurts property values in Progreso area

PROGRESO — The proximity of the sea to the beach houses in Progreso and its surrounding communities has caused the shoreline to almost disappear and provoked water damages to the foundations of the constructions. Due More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Texas developer plans eco-friendly condos in Tulum

TULUM, Q. Roo — Austin, Texas-based company Los Arboles Group debuts plans for its newest project in a long line of sustainable living developments in the Riviera Maya. Designs include a built-in wetlands More...

Merida Centro homes in need of renovation catch the eye of some American real estate investors. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Americans’ interest in Mexican property triples in 2016: study

The good quality and price of the properties that can be acquired in Mexico caused interest by American citizens to become owner of a property in the country to triple during 2016, according to data of the National More...