Explore Costa Rica: A Thriving Hub for Investors

Embark on a journey into the flourishing landscape of Costa Rica, an alluring Central American gem that stands as a beacon for investors. With its robust entrepreneurial ecosystem, this enchanting country presents a prime investment destination characterized by stability and growth. Its strategic positioning, modern infrastructure, and unwavering political stability have propelled Costa Rica into a hotspot for multinational corporations seeking a foothold in Latin America. Bolstering its appeal, Costa Ricans exhibit an exceptional work ethic, a highly skilled workforce, and a global reputation for innovation, particularly in sectors like technology and eco-tourism. Uncover the boundless opportunities that await discerning investors in this dynamic nation.

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Casa y Más Furniture Stores Costa Rica

What began as a holiday visit to Guanacaste six years ago is now a 5,000-square-meter (over 50,000 square feet) household [...]

The Future of Green Energy in Costa Rica: Integrating Thermal Energy Storage with Renewables

The recent decrease in water levels in Lake Arenal, a critical source of hydropower in Costa Rica, has raised pressing [...]

What You Need to Know About the Mandatory Declaration for 2024  

A new Resolution MH-DGT-ICD-RES-0005-2024, published in “Alcance N. 53”, modifies the General Scope Joint Resolution for the Transparency and Final [...]

Economic Ripple Effects: Chinese Grocery Stores Transforming Costa Rica’s Markets

The increasing presence of Chinese-owned grocery stores in Costa Rica is a nuanced development with far-reaching implications for local communities [...]

Build with Steel

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Green Revolution: The Impact of Thermal Energy Storage on Environmental Sustainability

In today's world, where the focus on environmental sustainability and energy efficiency has never been more critical, Hybrid Thermal Energy [...]

Delinquent property owners in a Condominium

A condominium property regime, commonly referred to as a condominium or condo complex, is a type of real estate ownership [...]

Why Palmex For Your Roof? The Need For a Good Roof in Costa Rica

Having a good roof is essential in Costa Rica for several reasons. As you know, Costa Rica experiences a tropical [...]


In May 2023 the regulation of Law 9246, known as “Ley de Garantías mobiliarias”, was approved and published, allowing persons [...]

The Dollar and the Tourist Industry of Cost Rica

In Costa Rica, the tourism industry, which significantly depends on the US dollar, is currently grappling with considerable challenges due [...]

Nature’s Call: Understanding the Rise of Ecotourism

Sustainable Journeys: The Impact and Importance of Eco-Travel Eco-travel, or ecotourism, has garnered significant attention in recent years as a [...]

Eco-Friendly Hotels: Balancing Sustainability and Profitability

Sustainable stays have become increasingly important in the hospitality industry, both as a response to growing environmental concerns and as [...]

Unlock Global Web Access: How Decentralized VPNs Overcome Geo-Restrictions

In an era where digital privacy and security are of paramount importance, the Deeper Network emerges as a beacon of [...]

Starlink Arrives in Costa Rica

If you have lived or visited here in Costa Rica for a long time, you have seen the slow evolution [...]

Costa Rica’s Medical Device Miracle: Pioneering the Global Health Tech Revolution

Costa Rica's medical manufacturing business has become a significant segment of its economy, particularly in the field of medical devices. [...]

Agricultural Parcels (property subdivision)

Agricultural Parecels (property subdivision) The “Reglamento de Fraccionamiento y Urbanizaciones” (Fractionation and Urbanization Regulations) of the “Instituto Nacional De Vivienda [...]

What is the “Marchamo” in Costa Rica?

It is an annual mandatory payment for every vehicle (car, moto, ATV, etc.); the Marchamo includes a tax and other [...]

Costa Rica Medical Tourism: World-Class Care Amidst Natural Beauty

Imagine embarking on a journey to Costa Rica, not just for its stunning natural landscapes and tropical climate but also [...]

Costa Rica’s Cosmic Ambitions: From Local Heroes to NASA Collaborations

Cosmic voyagers and Costa Rica aficionados! ??? Strap in because we're about to rocket through the lesser-known tale of how [...]

Your Comprehensive Guide to World-Class Medical Procedures in Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Your Comprehensive Guide to World-Class Medical Procedures Costa Rica, nestled in the heart of Central America, has earned [...]

Three Wins Media

Our mission at 3 Wins Media is to ensure that your services, values, message, and brand are displayed as frequently [...]

Retirement and Health Wellness Communities for the Aging Expats

There is a budding necessity for combined retirement and health & wellness communities in Costa Rica, especially given the increasing [...]

Do Political Issues in the United States Affect Costa Rica?

In recent years, political discourses emanating from the United States have reverberated on a global scale, shaping dialogues and influencing [...]

Costa Rica approved a Tourist Visa Extension for visitors from 60 countries

As part of a plan for recovery in the tourist industry, the Costa Rica Government approved the executive decree N° [...]

Revolutionizing Construction: The Untapped Potential of Hemp Bricks

In the ever-evolving landscape of the construction industry, innovation stands at the forefront of sustainable and efficient building. Enter hemp [...]

The HOA Condo Dues

A condominium complex is a property belonging to several people identified as condominium owners. In a condominium, some areas belong [...]

Introducing Central Capital Solutions – Your Trusted Partner for Tailored Financial Solutions

We are the only company that has regrouped a multitude of financing options under one roof. Whether you are looking [...]

Exploring New Horizons: Saudi Arabia’s Ambitious Plans for Tourism and Investment in Costa Rica

A Shared Vision In a world where connectivity knows no bounds, Saudi Arabia and Costa Rica have joined hands to [...]

Marrying in Costa Rica: Legal Requirements and Process

Can foreigners legally marry in Costa Rica? Yes, you can marry in the Pura Vida land!  Many visitors come to [...]

Regenerative Agriculture

In recent years, the world has witnessed a growing interest in regenerative agriculture — a transformative approach to farming that [...]

Your Residency Has Been Approved: What Next?

Do you know what to do after receiving the immigration office resolution approving your residency in Costa Rica? Once you [...]

Unlocking Social Media: Essential Hacks for 2023

The marketing industry has experienced a whirlwind of changes over the years. The Covid-19 pandemic and its impact, on gatherings [...]

Liberia: A Brief History

Liberia Costa Rica, the largest city in Guanacaste, was informally founded on Sept. 4, 1769, when a chapel was built [...]

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Cybersecurity Needs in Costa Rica

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on information technology, it’s essential to ensure that cybersecurity is given adequate attention. Costa [...]

Be guarded financially when purchasing or selling a car in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA – With all the scams popping up, it’s super important to take safety precautions when you’re buying […]

Low Environmental Impact Projects

New legal regulations will soon be in force to simplify requirements of Costa Rica’s National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) for [...]

Why Costa Rica Must Regulate Untaxed and Unlicensed Vacation Rentals

An argument to regulate unlicensed vacation rentals in Costa Rica before overpricing and gentrification ends up breaking up beach communities [...]

New Law 9996 Regulation to Attract Investor, Annuitant and Pensioner Residents

A new legal regulation applies to the tax exemptions for Costa Rican residency subcategories of investor, annuitant and pensioner. Executive [...]

Update: Tax Declaration of Inactive Corporations

A new form is being introduced for filing the annual tax declaration of inactive corporations in Costa Rica. As advised [...]

Medical Marijuana and Hemp Legalized in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has legalized hemp production and commercialization, as well as cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. This article provides [...]

Nature’s Abundance

Agriculture has always been vitally important to Costa Rica’s self-sustainability, while also playing an integral part in the Gross National [...]

Why Should Flooding Be a Consideration When Purchasing Property in Costa Rica?

The question asked in this article title may appear to have a very obvious answer. However, the inquiry required in [...]

The Unravelling of Sea Shepherd

In 1971, I set out on a stormy November cruise from Vancouver, northward to a remote barren island called Amchitka [...]

Registration of Imported Ships in “Pura Vida Land”

As people find Costa Rica an ideal place to live, enjoy or retire, many want to take advantage of the [...]

Rick Philps

Rick Philps Immigration and Residency Real Estate Law Corporate and Incorporations Business and Commercial Banking and Escrow Wills and [...]

Extension for Filing the Informative Declaration of Inactive Companies (form D 101) in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s tax authority, Ministerio de Hacienda, has once again extended the due date for the first filing of the [...]

What Makes It a Good Area to Invest in Costa Rica?

What Makes It a Good Area to Invest in Costa Rica?  As we have reinforced in past Investment Chat articles, [...]