The Expo Construcción y Vivienda Verano 2012 says it will have 570 stands and some 250 firms represented when the event begins Feb. 15. The exposition will be in the Centro de Eventos Pedregal in Belén.
There also will be nine financial institutions there offering loans in dollars and colons for purchasing and remodeling.
The event runs until Feb. 19. The first three days are free. Saturday and Sunday there is a 2,000-colon admission, about $4. the event is organized by the Cámara Costarricense de la Construcción.