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Tulum Airport Attracts Foreign Investors

12 September, 2012

Foreign companies are showing investment interest in the new Tulum airport,said Juan Molinar
Horcasitas,Mexico's Secretary for Transport and Communications,
today.

Molinar confimed that the tender process for the construction and
operation of the new Riviera Maya
international airport would be launched in November and said that foreign
investors may team up with Mexican companies to bid for the
opportunity.

Speaking after the Invest
México 2009
conference in Mexico City,Molinar said Mexico's Federal
Competition Commission (COFECO) would decide whether Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR),the
operators of Cancun airport,would be allowed to enter the bidding.

The
new airport will have a capacity for 700,000 passengers in its first year,
rising to 3 million passengers 5 years later. The total area of the airport land
is estimated at 2,644 acres (1,070 hectares).

Politicians and business
people locally hope that the new Tulum
airport
will provide the "economic trigger" to make the area one of the
most affluent parts of the Mexican Caribbean.

The airport will be in the
the municipality of Solidaridad,to the east of Xel-Ha,between Tulum and Playa
del Carmen,on the road to Cobá.

With the airport coming closer to
reality with each day that passes,there are some great opportunities to be
found in land and property nearby and now is a wise time to invest in Riviera Maya real estate.

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