$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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...