Baby boomers’ will have city in the middle of the jungle in Tulum
CANCUN, Q. Roo .- A complex of 30 000 houses with all services meant to be a Disneyland for retirees.
CANCUN, Q. Roo .- With an investment of up to one billion dollars, Pegasus Group, headed by Alejandro Burillo Azcarraga, plans to create a housing Tulum in income for baby boomers. In its first phase will consist of 300 smart houses in the middle of the jungle, to possibly get to build 30 000 houses.
The baby boomers are baby boomers, which currently covers 25% of the U.S. population, approximately 88 million people where only 50% of them with economic opportunities to live their retirement in their country of origin looking at much cheaper options.
According to Manuel Gómez Ortigosa, technical director of the project, the complex, covering four thousand 500 hectares, will not only houses, but also have multipurpose rooms, palapas, hot tubs, beach services, specialty clinics, ambulance service air and ground, nursing, pharmacy, telemedicine, dining, supermarket, tennis, miniature golf, fishing areas, sailing, snorkeling, diving and kayaking, among other services, which he said will as a ‘Disneyland’ for retirees.
“One of the biggest names on the planet that is HKS, are those who are designing the master plan to create a habitat that should be a Disneyland for retirees, should be a totally rustic, to preserve the forest, where they take advantage sustainable technology, they have access to the beach, the biosphere reserve of Sian Ka’an and other services, “he said.
Similarly, said to be in a period of between six and eight months when you start building the first phase of this compound, originally called Tankah, which is emerging as a U.S. city locked in the jungle of Tulum, since that the architectural design will be handled by the same company that built the football stadium in Dallas, Texas, and technology have a major foreign companies in the industry.
“One of the services that we have is that of telemedicine, which refers to putting clinics where users can connect to U.S. hospitals, as well as workstations to look like they are in New York or Minnesota, though they are in Tulum”
Also stated that even the workers have to be certified by the United States warned as beneficial situation for the inhabitants of the surrounding areas, as said, this will allow them to move up the economic ladder.
“There are people in the whole area and Maya people need a way to work and this will help you move up the pyramid to the middle class because, as one of the most important things for the baby boomers is to have nurses or nurses are certified in the United States, as well as basic tools of English and computers, and this will be done by a school you learn all this via satellite to study here and be the American Union, which certifies them, “he said.
Finally, the project Tankah is not the first of its kind in the country, as cities like San Miguel de Allende, La Paz, Baja California and Ajijic, Jalisco, are among the baby boomers have adopted as retirement homes, because they represent a cost savings of between 40% and 50%.
“Already many baby boomers have bet on Quintana Roo as their retirement home can be seen in Puerto Morelos, Akumal, Paamul Conchita and the city of Tulum, which are full of older people already retired, that somehow so came here, so that Burillo Azcarraga occurred to him that was a good idea to provide housing, but rent, as foreigners find it very difficult to get a property here, “he said.