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Ritz Carlton Costa Rica

Investors to build tourism resort at Playa Guacamaya

Plantation Properties will invest USD$250 million in a tourism complex at Playa Guacamaya in the Sardinal de Carillo district of Guanacaste.
Construction will begin early next year on a 150 room Ritz-Carlton Hotel and 800 residential homes. The 900 hectare project is expected to open in 2010.
The residential area will be based on the beach, equestrian and ecological theme and will include a golf course, spa and a marina with 220 slips for yachts.
The company has established a strategy of adapting the architecture of the project to the natural environs, in an effort to minimized ecological impacts. The strategy also adheres to the preferences of their target market – people who aggressively seek destinations rich in natural resources.



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Real Estate Conversion Chart
1 meter3.28 feet
1 foot0.304 meters
1 square meter10.76 square feet
1 square foot0.093 square meters
1 square vara0.70 square meter
1 acre0.405 hectares
1 hectare2.47 acres
1 manzana1.73 acres
1 acre4,049 square meters
1 manzana10,000 square varas
1 hectare10,000 square meters


Transfer COSTS of Real Estate in Costa Rica
Based on a USD$100,000 property.
Law 7535
Lawyer Board *
COL¢ 75
Treasury Department C.R. *
almost $ 2.00
National Archive **
COL¢ 20
almost $ 1.00
Transfer taxes
Legal fees
Total about 4%
0.03788 plus fixed costs above **
** A fixed rate of COL¢ 75 (seventy five col.) has to be paid for the first one hundred thousand colones .
* Maximum payment in colones shown.
1.50% in legal fees for the first million colones, and 1.25% above that.


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