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Weekly Roundups

2022 Deadline Approaches for Santa Lucia Airport

By Cas Biekmann | Thu, 12/30/2021 - 14:51

The new Santa Lucia airport is scheduled to be inaugurated in 2022, nevertheless, many questions surrounding its operation remain. In other news, a new cable car line is being examined and Mexico’s new train line is making progress despite its high costs. Read this and more in the weekly roundup!

 

Santa Lucia Deadline Looms Over 2022

Mexico City’s new Felipe Ángeles International Airport in Santa Lucia is scheduled to be inaugurated in roughly 80 days, nevertheless,  a number of key questions concerning the airport’s daily operations remain to be answered.

 

Mexico City Tenders Study for Potential Third Cable Car Line

A tender for an analysis studying the viability of a new cable car line, traveling from  Constituyentes metro station and connecting to four stations surrounding Chapultepec Park, expects to see four bids this week. The winner will likely be revealed on Dec. 30. Mexico City’s Cablebús continues its growth as Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum promises increased investment in infrastructure.

 

Real Estate’s Role in the E-Commerce Boom

The pandemic brought with it a boom in e-commerce and today consumers are moving toward digital solutions. As consumers move to recently acquired behaviours, logistics solutions will be challenged creating opportunities for real estate developers.

 

Mexico City Security Infrastructure to Be Expanded

Mexico City will have more security infrastructure:  by the end of 2022 the number of cameras installed will increase from 15,000 to 80,000, reported Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum.

 

The cost of the Mexico-Toluca train grows by MX$23 million a day

With an estimated cost close to US$5 billion, the Mexico – Toluca Interurban Train is not yet near completion. Government data shows that the work that began during the last administration is just over 75 percent done. Because of various issues, the costs of the works have increased to US$1.1 million a day, according to La Jornada.

The data used in this article was sourced from:  
Reuters, La Jornada, Real Estate Market
Photo by:   Gob.mx
Cas Biekmann Cas Biekmann Journalist and Industry Analyst