Construction in the Region: The Most Important Projects in 2017


Source: centralamerica data


Data from the interactive platform "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData:

Details of the most important projects by country:

In Panama, Martino Inc. submitted an EIA in July to build a thermoelectric plant with a combined cycle configuration capable of generating up to 450 Mw of power in the town of Puerto Pilón, province of Colón. The project is called "Gas To Power Panama" and according to the study approximately $900 million will be invested in it.

The Costa Rican Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados Nacional (National Aqueduct and Sewer Institute) also submitted an EIA in July to build, in Desamparados, San José, a water catchment system to make potable water and then distribute it. The project is called "Fifth Extension of the Metropolitan Aqueduct" and according to the document approximately $326 million will be invested.

In Nicaragua, the Spanish Group Isolux Corsan submitted an EIA to build a 5-story hospital with a basement in San Vicente, León province. The project is called "Hospital San Vicente" and according to the study the amount of investment foreseen is $85 million.

In Guatemala, the Petroleum Company of Itsmo, S.A. submitted an EIA to drill new wells and build related works in the municipality of Chisec, Alta Verapaz. According to the document submitted in March, an investment of $54 million is foreseen.

In El Salvador, Los Izotes S.A. de C.V. submitted an EIA to build a residential development in Antiguo Cuscatlán, department of La Libertad. The project is called "Cumbres de Mirasol Urban Complex" and its EIA was handed in in August. The estimated investment is $70 million.

Ferrocarril Nacional de Honduras (the Honduran National Railway) submitted an EIA to build a museum that will have several amenities, on a 2.5-acre lot in El Progreso, Yoro department.The study of the project called "Ferroviario Museum, El Progreso Yoro" was delivered in July, and an investment of $11 million is foreseen.