The housing market is getting back on its feet with the support of Mexico’s growing upper-middle class. Housing is moving back into the cities and developers are creating innovative housing schemes to fit the needs of the country’s diverse population. The new Housing Act has been passed and will have a ripple effect on the industry, raising questions about the added value investors would receive from such investments. The government is giving incentives to developers that create sustainable living quarters within cities but there are still many areas of opportunity for the development of social housing.
This chapter contains insights from leading companies that are restoring Mexico’s housing sector and betting on the country’s growing economy to continue to boost the industry.