$1 billion pesos designated for public works in Merida

Mayor Vila announces historic investment of one billion pesos in 2017-2018 for public works and social development… MERIDA — Merida’s mayor, Mauricio Vila Dosal, announced for this year a historic investment of $1 billion pesos ($54 million USD) for infrastructure and social development, an unprecedented amount that will reduce the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

After 20 years, two Merida icons return to life

The Hotel “Misión Merida” reopens its doors to travelers and the City Hall clock tower bell will ring again…. MERIDA — The new International Congress Center area and the Historic “Centro” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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TYT House of the Week: Great Bargain! Beach-front property in Chabihau, Yucatán

Chabihau is a fishing port located in the municipality of Yobaín, on the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, 85 km (52.5 miles) northeast from Merida; and 58 km (36 miles) east of the port of Progreso, between More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Marriott is coming to Merida

The vacant property at the corner of 62nd Street and Av. Colón will be the site…. MERIDA — Investors from the Yucatan Peninsula will build a hotel in front of the new International Congress Center on More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Influx of migrants to Mexican Caribbean expected due to earthquakes

Cancun authorities anticipate increase in demand for housing…. CANCUN — Following the strong earthquake in the center of the country, migration to the Mexican Caribbean is expected to increase more than More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Merida registers strong increase in demand for housing

Expats see the Yucatan capital as a retirement destination and ideal to raise children…. MERIDA — Although demand for housing dropped by 7% nationwide, some cities in the country showed an average increase More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Aguakan water company to invest more than $81M pesos in Cancun project

CANCUN — With the objective of contributing to the strengthening of the Urban Development Plan in Cancun, AGUAKAN started the introduction of a drinking water network in Polígono 7 South, a large-scale project More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Officials warn of fake real estate developers operating in Yucatan

These shady developers lack the infrastructure and authorizations to provide basic services in the houses they build…. MERIDA — The National Chamber of Housing Industry (Canadevi) in Yucatan said that More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Five thousand homes for sale in Yucatan

The housing offer in the state is 5,000 homes in various stages of construction and several price categories… MERIDA — The price of the houses offered ranges from 280 thousand pesos to 2 million pesos More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Is Yucatan prepared for earthquakes and super-hurricanes?

A look at state building regulations and a talk with a structural engineer provide basis for an opinion…. MERIDA – All we read last week were news about what was left behind by the hurricanes that churned More...