QCOSTARICA – With an investment of more than US$100 million, Escazú Village seeks to promote the “mixed development” concept in San José’s posh neighbourhood.

Located in Trejos Montealegre in Escazú, across from Walmart, the project, considered a “mini city”, comprised of some ​​130,000 square metres (1.4 million square feet) of shops, offices and apartments.

The 132 apartments include swimming pools, playgrounds, indoor parking, gym, and day care.The project developers say that their design by Marlo Trejos Arquitectos is based on a contemporary architecture that can be ideal for young professionals and expect completion by the end of 2016.

Other mix development projects include Plaza Avenida, Escazu and Las Terrazas Lindora, in front of Forum 2 in Lindora, Santa Ana.

This urban trend is rapidly growing in Costa Rica.

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