With 22,800 sq kilometres/ 8,800 sq miles of land and a population of roughly 340,000, Belize has the lowest population density in Central America and one of the lowest in the western hemisphere.
Belize is the only country in Central America with English as it’s offical language
As a nation is it relatively young at only 32 years of age. This has given it the opportunity to model characteristics of other nations considered to be favourable. For example, Costa Rica has done a fantastic job of managing its environment and ecology and is widely considered to be a global leader in this department. Belize has taken this to the next level dedicating a staggering 46% of it’s land and sea to national park and marine reserve.
As most of you already know, this is some of the best news a real estate investor, retiree or tourist can possibly hear.
To put this value in perspective if you we’re to block off everything to the East of the Mississippi river in the United States, it wouldn’t even be close to 46% the total U.S land mass.
About the Real Estate Boom of 2014-2029
Belize, specifically the #1 tourism destination within the country; the island of Ambergris Caye, has been recognized by popular media sources such as TripAdvisor, Islands Magazine, New York Times, HGTV, and Coastal Living Magazine.
There are many reasons why tourism is increasing at double digit rates and why many retirees are planning to relocate to Belize in the next century.