Santa Fe, situated in the west part of the capital on the rolling hills, is one of Mexico City's major business districts. Within 30 years, the massive landfill at the edge of Mexico city turned into one of the most important districts in terms of finance and corporate offices. World companies, prestigious schools and high-end universities are located in Santa Fe, which is part of the delegations of Cuajimalpa and Alvaro Obregon. This metropolitan area is one of the most modern districts, that grew upwards, in a posh "American-style": manicured collection of hypermodern mirrored glass and steel towers with luxury condos as well as giant malls are basic standards in Santa Fe.
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Investing in Mexico City is a true advantage as prices are very competitive. However, the housing market is gradually opening up and therefore prices have recently risen due to an increase of the demand regarding the luxury market. The city of Mexico offers exclusive neighbourhoods characterized by luxury properties at more expensive prices compared to the rest of the country. Besides, the real-estate market is in an exponential growth as the Mexican government gradually softens the legal rules for foreign investors.
If you are interested in investing in Mexico, it is recommended to contact a real-estate agency that will help you and provide you the good information regarding the market and the administrative procedure as corruption is still significant. A lawyer will formalize the housing contract. If the real-estate investment deals with a property located in a 100km-radius from a frontiere or in a 50km-radius from beaches, there are various conditions to respect and especially using a fideicomiso procedure.
The period from May to September corresponds to the rainy season. Temperatures are particularly high (around 30 degrees) and rains are violent. Besides, September and October are characterized by cyclones.
From October to April, this is the dry season: the weather is agreeable, temperatures are around 25 degrees and rains are rare. This is the perfect period to travel to Mexico. However, the evenings can be cooler.
Between February and April, this is the best period to visit Mexico. Therefore, it corresponds to a large inrush of tourists. Indeed, March is characterized by the American spring break and Mexico is flooded by American students who come for parties. This is the same for the Semana Santa, which takes place at the beginning of April, and that corresponds to a holiday and party week for all Mexicans.
Commonly called " Zócalo", the Constitution Square is the main place of the historical center of Mexico and one of the largest squares in the world. Various events, festivals, shows and demonstrations take place on Constitution Square, where street sellers offer items with the effigy if Frida Kahlo. This vast place is bordered by the National Palace, massive buildings with colonnades and by the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, whose construction lasted for more than 250 years. This exceptional church has a mix of architectural styles and this is the biggest cathedral in America. It also became an attractive venue due to its natural driving in the ground. The south wing is almost one meter lower than the rest of the monument.
The Latin America Tower was the tallest building in Latin America for several years. It was a great pride for Mexican as it broke many records in engineering during its construction using Mexican technology and also because it resisted two major earthquakes. Built between 1949 and 1956, this urban landmark now hosts corporate offices as well as a belvedere on its last three floors to admire a stunning view of the city.
Built between 1904 and 1934, this magnificent palace is home to a large theater, concert hall, and galleries for paintings and other works of art. Balcony lobbies displays murals by Diego Rivera and other Mexican artists. The palace of Fine Arts displays 19th and 20th-century Mexican paintings and sculptures. The interior of the monument has a decoration representing Mexican plant and animal life and masks recalling pre-Hispanic traditions.
Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is situated on a plateau, in the valley of Mexico. This city was built in 1325 by the Aztec people on the Texcoco Lake and was formerly called Tenochtitlan. It was then conquered by the Spanish in 1521 and it acquired its current name when the country became independent in 1824. After New York and Tokyo, it is the third city the most populated in the world with more than 8 million inhabitants.The city is surrounded by the Sierra de Guadalupe in the North, the Sierra Ajusco in the South and the Sierra de Las Cruces in the Southeast. It is also close to two volcanos: Popcatepetl and Iztaccihuatln. This fascinating and giant place has countless possibilities to seduce foreign ...