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MEXICO Real Estate Sees good Stats from Turism 

Posted: 16 Dec 2012 08:53 AM PST

Mexico real estate buyers benefit in several ways from the country’s strong and growing tourism, including increased services and activity and rental investment opportunities.  This year, good news comes from Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism.  The following are some of the key figures:

Mexico real estate

  • $20,129,900,000 USD– private investment into tourism projects, January 2007 to September 2012 – exceeds the target of $20 billion
  • $1,820,340,000 USD– cumulative investment from January to September
  • 1,146– number of projects developed
  • 35.1 percent– resources captured in beach destinations, such as Playa del Carmen real estate (20.9 percent for Mayan regions)
  • 130.6 million– international tourists from January 2007 to September 2012, up 12.1 percent compared to the previous 6 years
  • 75.5 million– number of tourists staying overnight in Mexico during the past 6 years – increase of 18.3 percent over the previous 6 years
  • $71,027,000,000 USD– Foreign exchange earnings from international visitors – 22.1 percent higher than in 2001-2006
  • $2,793,000,000 USD– spending by cruise passengers – an increase of 41.6 percent o9ver 2001-2006
  • $748 million dollars– earnings from international tourists by September 2012 – already an 10.3 % increase over 2011
  • 8.1 million– international visitors arriving to Mexico by air from January to September 2012 – increase of 6.1 percent over the same period in 2011
  • 137– # of nationalities increasing their travels to Mexico
  • 120.7%– increase of the flow of travelers from Brazil, Russia and Ukraine
  • 2,726– # of cruise passengers per cruise from January to October 2012, surpassing 2011 by about 300

These are really promising statistics, and a good indication that now is a good time to invest in Mexico real estate, cashing in on one of the strongest countries for international tourism growth!

Thomas Lloydgraduated from Purdue University Krannert School of Management with a degree in Management/Financial Option Investments. He has been living, investing, and working professionally in Mexico for over 16 years. In the summer of 2009, he received the first federally applied Mexico Real Estate Degree and Mexico Professional Real Estate LicenseS.E.P. #5978657. He is the president of Top Mexico Real Estate. Contact him at(512) 879-6546.

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