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Newmark Expert Authors Online Article About Costa Rica’s Increased Investment in Business and Citize
Newmark Senior Managing Director, Gregg Wassmansdorf, recently authored his latest column for fDi Magazine titled Costa Rica puts in work to promote investment
. In the opinion piece, Mr. Wassmansdorf highlights Costa Rica’s conscious effort to attract business and do right by its citizens, differentiating the country regionally and globally.
“Costa Rica has long been known in the site selection community as a solid investment destination option with an effective investment promotion agency in the form of CINDE. The country's focus on universal healthcare and education has been lauded by many, as has its commitment to environmental sustainability (it now uses 99% renewable energy), and it always rates highly for quality of life, seen in this year’s top ranking on the Happy Planet Index.
Costa Rica is continuing with efforts that differentiate it regionally and globally. On the health front, its response to the Covid-19 pandemic is considered best-in-class worldwide. Rapid and decisive action has resulted in remarkably low infection rates – partly by restricting cross-border transportation, which has agitated neighbours Panama and Nicaragua but had the intended effect. Regarding human rights, all legal hurdles have now been cleared with same-sex marriage in Costa Rica becoming legal in late May 2020, a first for countries in Central America.”
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