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Evolving Tourism in Belize
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Posted by Christine Lloyd on Jun 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Tourism in Belize has significantly taken off, “with 2017 being a record year and vastly surpassing the 400,000-annual visitor threshold," said Honorable Manuel Heredia, Belize's Minister of Tourism. The industry accounts for a large portion of the country’s economy, with Ambergris Caye...

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Day of Service for ECI Shareholders - Beach Clean Up
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Posted by ECI Development on May 31, 2018 7:00:00 AM

This year, Grand Baymen has put a big focus on improving and caring for our environment, and at ECI Development’s annual shareholders meeting this past week, that focus was put into action during the traditional “Day of Service” that concludes the shareholders meeting. Many shareholders, along...

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The Importance of Going Green
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Posted by ECI Development on May 29, 2018 11:50:14 AM

ECI Development is known for developing and delivering inspired residences for adventurous souls across Latin America for more than two decades. Included in our commitment to delivering our residences is also one of our strongest and main objectives and desires: To “go-green” as often as...

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Real Estate Trends on Ambergris Caye
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Posted by ECI Development on May 11, 2018 4:08:22 PM

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is the largest international real estate association, having over 1.2 million members. They offer incredible resources and reports to both their members and general public, covering “must-know” information about the United States real estate sector....

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Belize Marriott® Residences Ambergris Caye Resort Announcement
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Posted by ECI Development on May 9, 2018 8:25:34 AM

On Thursday, April 19th, history was made in Belize when the announcement was made that the very first hard-brand Marriott Residences & Resort would be coming to Ambergris Caye, Belize. Excitement was in the air as guests arrived to the “Blue Casita” on Thursday afternoon, eagerly waiting to...

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Cobb Leads Rotaract Group in Public Speaking Course
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Posted by ECI Development on May 7, 2018 1:06:35 PM

In April, 2018, Michael K. Cobb, CEO and Chairman of ECI Development, volunteered to host a complimentary public speaking course for the young adults of San Pedro, Belize. Over his 20+ year career in real estate development, Cobb has been invited to speak at many global events including the...

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Private Sector – Sustainable Service to The Community
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Posted by ECI Development on Apr 27, 2018 9:49:26 PM

 

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The Construction of the New Roberto Clemente III Clinic is Complete!
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Posted by Grand Baymen on Jun 20, 2017 4:03:16 PM

More thousands of families who reside in rural communities in the Villa El Carmen municipality now have free access to medical care from the new Roberto Clemente III Clinic, which has just been constructed in the San Diego region.

 

 

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ECI Has Options
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Feb 14, 2017 5:32:30 PM

One thing that ECI Development loves to pride ourselves on is that we match people with properties that they actually want, not just what we want to offer them. Many other developers may try to push a certain property simply because it’s all they have to offer. Even if the interested parties do...

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The New American Dream has Moved to Central America
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Posted by Sean Connors on Aug 16, 2016 5:44:55 PM

The American Dream – that age-old cultural tale that permeates into every single part of our lives. Why do we go to school, church, work, and Fourth of July parades? What was it that brought the pilgrims and settlers here and inspired the founding fathers to write the constitution? What drives...

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What Makes ECI Different
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Feb 24, 2016 2:27:55 PM

North Americans are looking for new places for retirement, investment and living abroad. Central America is a big target destination for many. And of course, there are multiple real estate developers who are looking to provide North Americans with just that. When you’re shopping for real estate...

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Cost of Living Comparison: Cooking / Eating Out in Costa Rica vs. United States
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Feb 9, 2016 9:16:06 AM

Costa Rica has been attracting North American expatriates for years. The beautiful and forgiving climate and the exceptional healthcare are only two of multiple reasons so many North Americans have come to call Costa Rica home. One more reason to relocate to Costa Rica is the incredible...

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ECI Looks to the Future with Several Development Projects
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Jan 25, 2016 11:46:10 AM

ECI Development is a company that specializes in the development of real estate in Latin America. With several established developments, and more to come, ECI is experiencing an upward trend of development. Take a trip through our flagship development, Gran Pacifica Beach and Golf Resort, and...

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Why 2016 is The Year to Go Offshore
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Posted by Sean Connors on Jan 6, 2016 8:56:10 AM

Central America is entering into a prosperous era. Trade in the region is expanding in unprecedented ways, tourism is a driving force for economic development, and quality of life is seeing steady improvement in several countries. At the same time, more Americans are either retiring or leaving...

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What to Look for in an Overseas Developer
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Dec 28, 2015 12:49:17 PM

Buying real estate overseas can be one of the smartest things you ever do. There are innumerable benefits, such as owning a hard asset and getting some of your money out of the United States. However, it is important that when you buy property from an overseas developer, you take time to put in...

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Why is Latin America More Popular than Ever?
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Posted by Sean Connors on Dec 15, 2015 8:30:44 AM

The Central and Latin American region is aflutter with activity. From vacationing tourists, to retirees looking to expand their horizons, and investors driven by the economic activity and security of offshore opportunities, there are a network of reasons why the region is attracting such boom...

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ECI Development – Sun City of Central America
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Dec 11, 2015 1:07:15 PM

In the 1960s, a series of communities were created across the United States under the brand name of Sun City. These communities were extremely popular, and the reason was that they put the people at their center. They weren’t merely homes, they were communities. This is what ECI Development is...

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Why Offshore Real Estate is the Perfect Investment
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Dec 9, 2015 11:20:14 AM

The most secure and successful financial portfolio is a diverse one; that is Investment 101. But what exactly is diversity. Do you think owning stock in multiple companies, in multiple industries qualifies as diverse? Think again. If you’ve got all of your investments in stocks, your portfolio...

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Central American Nations are Committed to Preservation of the Environment
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Posted by Adam McGeehan on Dec 8, 2015 10:23:19 AM

Preservation of the environment is very important for Central America. Tourism, and specifically eco-tourism, is a rapidly growing section of the region’s economy, and as such, there are economic incentives for protecting the environment. More than that, however, is the love that Central...

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U.S. Passport News - Changes Coming 2016
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Posted by Sean Connors on Dec 2, 2015 9:17:13 AM

The United States Department of State is in the process of instituting new changes to the good old U.S. passport. Actually, a few different potential passport changes are on the horizon. The first change, one that has already been decided, will be to eliminate the option to add pages to an...

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