Real-estate developers in Costa Rica are adjusting their offers in response to the growing traffic problems in the greater metropolitan area of San Jose (GAM), where commuters in the face hours each morning and afternoon moving to and from work.
The aim to is cut down commuting time by offering homes closer to the workplace and vice-versa, reports La República (in Spanish).
Currently, many spend up to two hours in the mornings to get to the workplace and then another two to get home. Their frustrations are clearly made known in the social media and real estate develops have taken notice.
For that, developers have begun to develop new office centers in areas closer to where potential employees live.
Each morning and afternoon more an estimate 300,000 commuters from