This book examines real estate markets and urban development in Central America, Mexico and The Caribbean (CAMEC). It considers both residential and commercial real estate with a focus on industrial and hospitality sectors, infrastructure and logistics.

The CAMEC region is besieged by complexity. Prone to natural disasters, and with the Mexico/US border constituting the largest human migration corridor on Earth, the region is also a vital trading hub for goods, linking commerce between the world’s two largest oceans and the Americas. The real estate markets in this area are dynamic, rapidly developing and under researched. This book analyses the particularities of these markets and the context in which investors and developers operate. The authors present case studies and contributions from key players in major cities in the region. The book exposes the regional risks and opportunities connected to urban development including market transparency, urban equity and development regulation. The research presented in this volume gives the reader a comprehensive picture of each country under study, detailing their individual commercial, residential, industrial, leisure and infrastructure sectors.

This is essential reading for international investors, real estate students, researchers, and professionals with an interest in the region.

Introduction  1. Comparative Overview of Key Real Estate Drivers  2. Commercial Real Estate in CAMEC  3. Residential Real Estate in CAMEC  4. Real Estate Funding in South America  5. Delivery and Finance of Infrastructure in CAMEC  6. Barriers to cross-border investment in CAMEC  7. Guiding Improved Urban Development: UN Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda.