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Mérida: They will replace the old US Consulate with a huge building in Via Montejo
Source: Novedades Yucatan
11-20-2020 | News
MÉRIDA, Yuc.- This Thursday the construction of the new facilities of the Consulate General of the United States in Mérida was announced , a new and enormous building that leaves behind the small building that it occupies for the moment in the Alcalá Martín neighborhood.
The latest figures he has is that nine million Americans arrive for tourism purposes and to live temporarily or permanently in the Yucatan Peninsula, which is equivalent to more than four times the population of Yucatan, which is more than 2 million, according to the latest Inegi census.
The US consul in Mérida, Courtney Beale, indicated in past interviews that every year the flow of people from that country to Yucatan, Quintana Roo or Campeche grows and gave the aforementioned figure.
As reported this Thursday about the construction of the new US Consulate in Yucatan, the huge building will be built in the mega complex Vía Montejo, at the exit to Progreso and will occupy a total area of 3 hectares.
The new Consulate is aimed at providing a larger space to be able to provide better visa service and attention to US citizens throughout the Peninsula.
It will be in charge of the Miller Hull Partnership and BL Harbert International firms, which in coordination with local companies, will make an investment of 3 billion pesos.