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Real estate investment in Cuba : is now the right time?

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dc.contributor.advisor Gloria Schuck. en_US
dc.contributor.author Chaviano, Damien Bronsdon en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Real Estate. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial nwcu--- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-22T15:57:15Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-22T15:57:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/58640
dc.description Thesis (S.M. in Real Estate Development)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, Center for Real Estate, 2008. en_US
dc.description This electronic version was submitted by the student author. The certified thesis is available in the Institute Archives and Special Collections. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 88-90). en_US
dc.description.abstract On the eve of the fifty-year anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, change finally appears to be on the horizon for Cuba. In February 2008, Raul Castro succeeded his older brother Fidel as President of the Republic of Cuba. In the United States, a newly elected President and a Congress presumably controlled by the Democratic Party will assume power in 2009. These political developments bring with them the potential for change in U.S. - Cuba relations. Opportunities are available even today for U.S. investment in the Cuban real estate market. This thesis identifies why now is the right time for Americans to move forward with their investment plans. It explains how real estate transactions are currently being conducted on the island and the challenges of investing in Cuban real estate according to Cubans and foreign investors. Presented as well are strategies for overcoming these hurdles. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Damien Bronsdon Chaviano. en_US
dc.format.extent 90 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.rights.uri http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582 en_US
dc.subject Architecture. en_US
dc.subject Center for Real Estate. en_US
dc.title Real estate investment in Cuba : is now the right time? en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree S.M.in Real Estate Development en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture. en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Real Estate. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 315839930 en_US


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