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  • Panama Equity in Shanghai

    Attendance at the 2017 Luxury Property Show (LPS) in Shanghai was — in the words of the organizers and literally all of the repeat...

  • Year-End 2017 Panama Property Report

    Year to date, total sales of Panama properties either in pre-sale or in construction have topped just over US$2 billion, with an average of...

  • Panama Equity presenting at LPS Shanghai Luxury Expo

    Panama Equity’s gearing up for LPS Shanghai, the leading luxury real estate exhibition in China’s commercial and financial capital. We’ll be there December 8-10...

  • Pedasi — Panama’s best sport fishing destination

    Panama deserves its reputation as one of the best places in the world for fishing and Pedasi tops those lists for sport fishing. The...

  • The ultimate list of Pedasi’s BEST beaches

    The Azuero region is known for its spectacular Pacific beaches. Here’s the lowdown on some of the best and most beautiful beaches on the...

  • What does quality healthcare mean in Pedasi?

    So, where should you go if the expected — or unexpected happens in Pedasi? The 5,724 square meter, (61612.62 square foot) Minsa-Capsi public hospital...

  • What does it actually cost to live in Pedasi?

    Pedasi tops the list of popular retirement destinations and the cost of living is right up there for one of the reasons why. Living...

  • What Pedasi’s All About

    A four and a half hour drive from Panama City, on Panama’s Pacific Coast, you will find Panama’s hidden gem: Pedasi. The small and...

  • Pedasi Real Estate Market Update Nov 2017

    What’s New In Pedasi? We’ve had a great year in terms of both government infrastructure spending and community support and organization. As you may...


  • What Panama’s New Embassy Means for China-Panama Relations

    Big news is in the making on the Panama-China front. Just five months after breaking diplomatic ties with Taiwan, President Varela paid his first...

  • Panama City’s massive infrastructure projects fit like a puzzle

    The four major works headlining Panama’s infrastructure news will have a big impact on easing congestion and improving the lives of thousands of daily...

  • Important Panama Property Tax News

    Big savings are in the works for homeowners in Panama following the passage of possibly the most important real estate tax reforms in the...

  • Panama’s Back on Canada’s Radar

    Market timing both at home and abroad is bringing Canadians down to Panama to take advantage of the soft Panama beach market which has...

  • Shopping in Coronado: no need to head to Panama City

    These days, you can find anything and everything you’d need in Coronado — it’s a welcome change from days of yore (read: five years...

  • Our favorite Coronado restaurants and happy hour spots

    Coronado is Panama’s happy hour capital. Check out expat favorite Picasso’s on Wednesdays and Saturdays for live music and to meet the newest residents,...

  • How to become a part of the Coronado community

    Coronado has a busy social scene with book clubs, Spanish lessons, bocce ball clubs, mahjong and more to get you involved. Given its large...

  • Coronado Chillin’ — the ultimate in relaxing beaches, spas and resorts

    It’s no wonder that Coronado was built where it was. There’s something for every taste along the string of beautiful beaches in the surrounding...

  • How to live an active outdoor lifestyle in Coronado… year round

    We can’t think of what Coronado doesn’t offer expats by way of an active, outdoor lifestyle. Think of excellent surfing, deep sea fishing, stand-up...


  • Why should you be looking at Coronado?

    Back in the 1940s, Coronado was a handful of sleepy ranches speckled along an unspoiled stretch of the Pacific. Given its picture-perfect location and...

  • Panama China Update September 2017

    Since establishing diplomatic relations earlier in the year, China has been in the news in Panama on an almost daily basis. Take for example...

  • Timing is Everything in Real Estate

    Panama’s beach real estate market is beaten down. The market in and around Coronado, Panama’s most popular and developed beach community, is off nearly...

  • Eyeing China, Panama’s Doors Are Wide Open

    Since Panama and China established diplomatic relations earlier this summer, the two countries have moved swiftly to open up new communications channels, and, you guessed it,...

  • Going Greener: A Facelift For Urraca Park and Cinta Costera

    Urraca Park, one of Panama City’s oldest green spaces, is getting spruced up in a $2.1 million revitalization project. And if you live anywhere...

  • [Infographic] Balboa Avenue Illustrated: Life In 20 Pictures

    Have you ever wondered what living on Balboa Avenue is like? We designed this infographic to show you what life is all about along...

  • [VIDEO] Do you know Balboa Avenue in Panama City?

    Here is a sneak peek of our Balboa Avenue guide video, for you to enjoy.  

  • [VIDEO] Complete Guide of Balboa Avenue, Panama City!

    Balboa Avenue is what you can know as the center of the city in Panama. Surely, you will love living here.  

  • AirMail Panama? Good Luck

    If receiving stuff by mail is important for you or your business (Amazon packages and the like), be prepared: it’s a challenge, no matter...


  • Choosing Your Healthcare On Balboa Avenue in Panama City

    Balboa Avenue has excellent healthcare options, from private clinics and specialists to comprehensive hospital care, dentists and pharmacies. Balboa Avenue is home to Mi...

  • Culture-Vulture In Casco Viejo, Panama City’s Colonial Quarter

    Dip into history in Casco Viejo, the city’s beautiful colonial quarter, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. A short walk away from...

  • Balboa Avenue: The City’s Top Dining Scene

    Hands down, Balboa Avenue has the best dining scene in the city. And the options are literally endless. Choose between a dizzying array of...

  • Balboa Avenue: Fitness, Spas and Pampering

    If you didn’t get enough of a fitness fix on the Cinta Costera, there are plenty of options left (some pretty exotic) to find...

  • Balboa Avenue: Latin America’s Shopping Paradise

    As you – or your wallet – might have gathered by now, Panama is a shoppers haven and a hub for shopaholics from all...

  • Balboa Avenue: Get Your Groceries Done Right

    No surprise, Balboa Avenue is a pretty ideal place for grocery shopping in Panama City. The Riba Smith supermarket chain – the best in...

  • Is Balboa Avenue Great For Kids? You Bet It Is!

    The hype for adults is obvious, but Balboa Ave is also a great option for raising kids in the heart of the city. It’s...

  • [VIDEO] Things to do in Balboa Avenue, Panama City

    Balboa Avenue, in Panama City, has a little of everything at your fingertips.  

  • Cinta Costera: The Best Place To Get Active In Panama City

    The Cinta Costera is THE place to get your gear on in Panama City. The Cinta is the city’s new beautiful waterfront boulevard, loved...


  • [VIDEO] Amazing Restaurants in Balboa Avenue, Panama City

    In this video you will find the most popular restaurants at Balboa Avenue in Panama City.  

  • 10 Things You’ll Love About Living On Balboa Avenue

    You’re at the heart of it all when you’re on Balboa Avenue. A short walk from Calle 50 and the Banking District, Balboa Avenue...

  • 8 Real Estate Tips for Buying Property in Panama

    Thinking about purchasing a property in Panama?  If you are going to go it on your own, or perhaps not use our Buyer’s Agency...

  • [Panama Essentials] SiempreEventos – DeGustaPanama and Delicentro

    There are a few essential websites that most of us who live in Panama are already familiar with which all visitors should be aware...

  • China Quietly Dreams Big In Panama

    As of June 12th, 2017, Panama has officially realigned their diplomatic relationship with China (dropping Taiwan). Expect updates on the situation as they come,...

  • Experience El Cangrejo Like a Local

    El Cangrejo is one of the city’s liveliest neighborhoods and is famous for its hotels, nightlife, casinos, and cafe culture. We shot this short...

  • Panama Property Market Update: Panama City, Panama 2017

    Panama’s middle and lower class housing market continues to show strong signs of growth, while the 250k and up segments are flat and in...

  • Tips to Optimize Your Property Taxes in Panama

    Whether you are a full time resident, part time visitor, or absentee landlord, if you own property in Panama, you will be subject to...

  • Pedasi Real Estate Market Update May 2017

    The Pedasi real estate market had relatively slow years in 2015 and 2016. So far 2017 has seen a noticeable uptick in real estate...


  • The Pedasi (and Venao) April 2017 Update

    Our Pedasi community continues to grow and over the past year a variety of new businesses have sprung up to meet the growing demand...

  • Andromeda by Dekel – Exclusive Beach Living At The Ultimate Oceanfront Residences In Pedasi

    Summary of the Andromeda project located in Pedasi, Panama. Includes pricing, resale lots, and updated construction pictures.

  • Panama Investment Properties Averaging 4.5% Net Return in 2017

    Panama Equity currently manages and leases a portfolio of 63 apartments in the downtown core of Panama City, Panama. This article was written for...

  • Top 10* Pedasi Restaurants

    Finding a good meal can be difficult when you’re tired and hungry in a strange land.   We’ve decided to take the guesswork out of...

  • A Weekend at Bocas del Toro’s Red Frog Beach Villas

    Sunset cocktails.  Sunrise beach walks.  Private villas.  Water taxis. To me, these words paint the quintessential Caribbean experience in Panama, and nothing says Caribbean...

  • Panama’s Pensionado Visa – How To Qualify And… Then Live It Up

    Did you ever think you’d grow up to be a Panamanian pensioner? Well, whether you’ve been weighing the pros and cons for a while...

  • Round Trip Flights To Pedasi

    Air Panama is now offering round trip service between Pedasi and Panama City.   The 45-minute flight departs from Albrook Airfield (PAC) in Panama City...

  • Panama’s Visa Shake-Up – an Updated Guide to Visas and Residency

    Seemingly big changes to visas and temporary residency permits were announced by Panama, the latest this March. None, however, have a big impact on...

  • Getting around in Panama City

    So you’ve moved to Panama City, specifically the beautiful and central neighborhood of El Cangrejo. Next step- figuring out how to get around. Though...


  • Evaluating the Difference: Private vs. Public Schools in Panama

    Looking for the right school for your children in a foreign country can be a challenge. You want your child to integrate into the...

  • Raising Kids in El Cangrejo

    We raised our families in El Cangrejo and can truly say it’s great for kids, with a host of options from bilingual daycares all...

  • Your Health in El Cangrejo: Clinics, Hospitals & Pharmacies

    El Cangrejo is home to Clinica Einstein, where world-class specialists are available six days a week, with no appointment required. An extensive check-up (30...

  • Sports & Outdoors in El Cangrejo: Choose Your Own Adventure

    Parque Andres Bello is a hub of activity for all ages – it hosts kids’ sports clubs, zumba, yoga, tai-chi classes, has nature paths...

  • El Cangrejo at Night: The Top 7 Entertainment & Nightlife Spots

    El Cangrejo is dotted with bars and pubs, live music venues, as well as theaters, nightclubs and casinos. To sample Panama’s budding microbrewery scene,...

  • A Perfect Saturday in El Cangrejo

     10:00am Start the day with brunch at Mentiritas Blancas, where coffee is serious business and you can choose to savour it with home-made local...

  • El Cangrejo: Eat Your Heart Out If You Haven’t Tried These 6 Dining Spots Yet

    El Cangrejo is chock full of excellent restaurant options from Italian, French, Argentine, Mexican and Cuban to Lebanese, Japanese, Chinese and the list goes...

  • The Best of the Best: Grocery Shopping in El Cangrejo

    El Cangrejo has a big U.S.-style grocery store within a short walking distance in the form of Pricesmart (the equivalent of Costco), but you’ll...

  • Stay at Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino in Downtown Panama City

    Planning a trip to Panama City? Come stay at the Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino (Marriott) downtown, where we’re offering great rates for friends...


  • Mortgages and Financing in Panama

    You’ve found your perfect slice of Panama real estate. Now, how do you go about actually buying it? The good news: foreigners enjoy the...

  • Panama International Film Festival 2017

    We are so, so excited that Panama will be hosting for the sixth year in a row the International Film Festival.  There are a...

  • Tech Conference in Panama Aimed at Disruption

    Fellow Expat and friend of Panama Equity Bryan Bogensberger is organizing another first for Panama: A conference bringing some of the best and brightest...

  • 2016 Year in Review

    2016 was a year many Panamanians would rather put behind them. As the new year begins, the country is still reeling from the reputational...

  • Playa Venao : not for everyone, but it could be for you

    What is Playa Venao? Playa Venao is Panama’s best-known surf destination. This beautiful bay is located 5 hours west of Panama City and half...

  • Healthcare in Panama: How to find the best insurance plan that meets your needs, and your budget

    Getting hurt is never a good thing, whether you’re traveling or at home, which is why health insurance in Panama is critical for pretty...

  • What to do in (and around) Panama City for an outdoor adventure!

    There are so many things to do in Panama City, it’s hard to know where to start. Whether it’s shopping, sightseeing, live music, or...

  • Homeowners insurance in Panama: how does it work?

    Your new house or condo is an important investment that you’re looking to protect. A homeowners insurance policy can help you get that peace...

  • [Travel Alert] Pedasi: Upcoming National Holidays & Events

    Pedasi travelers pleased be advised that this coming Friday, November 25th through Sunday November 27th Pedasi’s main square will be accessible only to foot...


  • Fourth Bridge Over the Panama Canal to Start Construction in 2017

    Panama’s Ministry of Public Works (@MOPdePanama), just released the specifications for the selection of the company to construct the fourth bridge across the Panama...

  • $603 Million Dollars Awarded in Tenders in Panama [October 2016]

    Big news from Panama: a whopping $603 Million Dollars have been tendered and awarded by the Ministry of Public Works (@MOPdePanama), including some major...

  • Andromeda Ocean Estates – a pinnacle of beachfront luxury in Pedasi

    Where is the absolute best spot in Pedasi to enjoy a cocktail while leisurely floating in an infinity-edge swimming pool and marveling at the...

  • CAPAC Expo Habitát 2016 cifras de ventas

    La feria inmobiliaria CAPAC Expo Habitát concluyó recientemente en el Centro de Convenciones Atlapa y los resultados no son nada menos que asombrosos. Este...

  • ¿Se Beneficiará La Calzada de Amador del Gasto Masivo del Gobierno?

    La Calzada de Amador es, actualmente, uno de los sectores más emblemáticos de la Ciudad de Panamá, pero hasta ahora se ha visto afectada...

  • Will the Causeway Amador Benefit from Massive Government Spending?

    The Amador Causeway is by far one of Panama City’s most iconic neighborhoods, but up until now it’s been plagued by traffic issues, poor...

  • Expo Habitat Panama Property Fair 2016 Sales Figures

    The massive Expo-Habitat Panama real estate fair has just concluded in the Atlapa Convention Center and the results are nothing short of astounding.  This...

  • Boulevard Balboa: donde siempre se come bien

    ¿Estás buscando un lugar increíble para comer en Panamá? Si quieres probar uno de los mejores emparedados del área, o si te provoca un...

  • A Pesar de los Papeles de Panamá

    ¿Qué ha pasado en Panamá después del incidente de los Papeles de Panamá? La manera en que un país responde a los escándalos usualmente...


  • Playa Venao: Surge un Pueblo junto al Mar

    Antes, solía tardar casi 4 horas llegar a Playa Venao desde la Autopista Interamericana. Eso, por supuesto, ocurría hace aproximadamente 10 años, cuando el...

  • The Birth of a Beach Town

    It used to take nearly 4 hours to get down to Playa Venao from the Interamerican Highway.  Of course, that was nearly 10 years...

  • Moving Past the Panama Papers

    What has happened in the months following the “Panama Papers” scandal broke? The way a country responds to bad PR is often a great indicator of its sustainability, and...

  • Boulevard Balboa: Where the Locals Eat

    Looking for a great local spot to eat in Panama?  If you want to try one of the best sandwiches in town or feel...

  • Interview: The Good Life in Panama’s Hidden Gem, Pedasi

    When people talk about Pedasi, they often refer to the beautiful beaches and relaxed atmosphere of a small town. Locals will show you that...

  • Pedasi and Azuero Beaches: Surf, Bodyboarding and SUP

    The Azuero region is known for its spectacular Pacific beaches, where we all crave a little  escape from reality. They are still largely an...

  • Health and Medical Care in Pedasi, Panama: What to Expect?

    For years, the Republic of Panama has ranked as a top destination to retire. While an abundance of information can be found on retiring...

  • The What and Why of Retiring in Pedasi

    For several years in a row, the Republic of Panama has ranked No. 1 in Gallup’s Global Well-Being Index and been named as one...

  • Tendencias de Precios en la Avenida Balboa

    El movimiento de precios y datos históricos sobre el mercado de bienes raíces en Panamá son difíciles de conseguir. Es por ello, que hace...


  • Cómo Sacar Provecho de su Compra Preconstrucción

    Comprar una propiedad en la fase de construcción (o pre-construcción, como se dice en Panamá) es una gran manera de participar en el mercado...

  • Fuertes Cifras de Medio Año para la Economía de Panamá

    Con los Panamá Papers, el escándalo de lavado de dinero de los Waked y malas prensas por todas partes; es un alivio ver el...

  • The Two Not-To-Be-Missed Panama Developments

    Buying pre-construction is one of the most flexible ways to purchase a property before completion, as it allows you to lock in today’s price...

  • Avenida Balboa Price Movement 2012 – 2016

    Panama Equity is pleased to release our JUST RELEASED pricing report on properties for sale along Balboa Avenue, downtown Panama City’s skyscraper-lined oceanfront district...

  • Strong Mid-Year Numbers for Panama’s Economy

    With the Panama Papers, the Wakid money laundering scandal and some bad press all around, it’s a relief to see this week’s report that...

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Pre-Construction Buy

    Buying property in the construction phase (or pre-construction as it is referred to in Panama) is a great way to participate in the real...

  • International School in Playa Venao Panama

    For families interested in moving to the growing beach town of Playa Venao, just south of Pedasi, Azuero International School is an English-speaking School...

  • El Aeropuerto Internacional Scarlett Martínez

    El Aeropuerto Internacional Scarlett Martínez, localizado en la ciudad de Río Hato, en donde se encuentran una variedad de Hoteles turísticos de sol y playa del litoral...

  • Fortalecimiento en la Demanda de la Pre-Construcción en Panamá

    La compra de una propiedad de pre-construcción está pareciendo  ser una de las mejores maneras de participar en el mercado de bienes raíces en...


  • Bienes Raices en Panamá Después de los “Papers”

    Todas las señales apuntan al hecho de que Panamá está a punto de poner en orden sus actos a lo grande gracias a la...

  • Why Pre-Construction in Panama Is Making A Comeback

    Buying a property pre-construction is once again looking like one of the best ways to participate in Panama’s real estate market.  Buyers are finding...

  • Panama Equity’s Take on “The Papers”

    All signs point to the fact that Panama is about to clean up its act in a big way thanks to the release of...

  • Which Panama Province is Revitalizing Its Look?

    The Cruising season is now upon is in Panama, which means that by August, when the “Colón Puerto Libre” incentives come into effect, the...

  • Panama’s New President Gears Up for Work

    While most of Panama was away on summer holiday (remember our summer is from January – March), President Varela and his cabinet have been...

  • The Panama Real Estate Market 2016

    Without a robust MLS or data tracking companies like Zillow or Trulia, it’s hard to gauge where we are at any one time in...

  • A Strong Dollar: Good or Bad for Panama?

    The strengthening of the US Dollar over the last four years has had a noticeable impact on the economy of Panama, a dollar-based economy...

  • 2015 Panama Year in Review

    In March, one of our Panamanian neighbors remarked of the new president, “Someone needs to tell this guy he won.”  It was a feeling...

  • A few of our favorite beaches in Contadora Panama

    Get ready for white sand and crystal clear water when you visit any of Panama’s Pearl Islands, including the most populated and most famous...


  • The Best Month to be Listing Properties for Sale in Panama

    Whether you’re looking to sell or buy, know that now is when lots of new properties in Panama get listed, in anticipation of the...

  • Panama’s Forgotten Island Paradise

    Did you know that there is a small town with white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, a handful of fantastic restaurants where everyone drives...

  • What will 4,400 New Condos in Panama Mean for the Downtown Property Market?

    In 2007, the city of Panama was bracing for the delivery of nearly 9,000 new condo units, with 5,000 of those being delivered in...

  • The Five Things I Learned in Luxury Real Estate to Win the Exclusive On Two of the Nicest Properties in Panama

    Panama Equity is grateful to have been invited to become members of the Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate back in 2013.  Over the...

  • Panama Real Estate Update: New Construction in the City

    Curious about what is in store for the real estate market here in Panama? We’ve just released a report called the 2015 Pre-Construction Market...

  • Is The High End Property Market Tightening Up in Punta Pacifica?

    I always like to stay on top of real estate trends in Panama City and just yesterday I got a bread and butter inquiry...

  • The New Mini-Panama City: The Rise of the Panamanian Upper Middle Class

    What was once  a 450HEC (1,110 acres) tract of farmland to the West of Panama City is now developing into a full fledged second...

  • Overview of Landlord – Tenant Laws in Panama

    This is an officially translated version of Panama’s Law 93, which deals specifically with the rights of tenants and landlords when it comes to...

  • Copa Announces New San Francisco – Panama Direct Flight

    Great news for our west coast clients and those looking for an easy connection on to Asia:  Panama based Copa Airlines announced over the...


  • Fishing in Panama: Three Top Picks from our Pedasi Expert!

    The Republic of Panama deserves its reputation as one of the best places on earth for fishing. The Caribbean coast has crystal waters and...

  • A Second Private Island in the Bay of Panama?

    Residents of Punta Pacifica and Paitilla have been curiously watching construction progress on the first of two private islands located just off the coast...

  • Construction Starts on Downtown Panama’s Second Artificial Island

    Residents of Punta Pacifica and Paitilla have been curiously watching construction progress on the first of two private islands located just off the coast...

  • Colón Panama: The Real Estate Play Behind Panama’s Caribbean Resurgence

    Nearly one year into his five year term, President Varela last week gave the orders to the first group of contractors for work on...

  • Line Three of the Panama Metro System

    Line 3 of Panama’s Metro will serve the 400,000 daily commuters from Panama’s western suburbs and will be another major works project that will...

  • Metro Linea 3 de Panama

    En Panamá uno de los principales problemas que afronta la sociedad es en el sistema del transporte, debido a varios factores que coinciden en...

  • What $1,000,000 Gets You in Panama

    Ever wonder what one million dollars could get you in Panama?  Like anywhere, property prices in Panama depend on a number of factors including...

  • Hipotecas y Financiamientos de Propiedades en Panamá

    Como la mayoría de los inversionistas que quieren comprar en Panamá, no son residentes de este país, los Bancos panameños tienen restricciones para prestar...

  • Crossroads Christian Academy

    Crossroads Christian Academy offers classes from Pre-K to the 12th grade and includes a religious component in their curriculum, although being Christian is not...


  • World Summit in Panama, A Rousing Success

    This past week, Panama hosted nearly every world leader in Latin America for a regional summit.  Attendees included President Obama, Raul Castro, Nicolas Maduro,...

  • Obtaining a mortgage in Panama just got easier!

    In Panama, most banks require a life insurance policy to obtain a mortgage. Problem is, most life insurance companies will not write a policy...

  • The Spanish Are Coming!

    In yet another example of global players moving to Panama in order to spearhead a Latin American conquest, El Corte Ingles, a massive Spanish...

  • Destapando El Cuello De Botella En Panamá: Esperando Que Empiece La Fiesta

    Panamá logro alcanzar un poco más del 6% en su PIB en comparación al año pasado, esto a pesar de las decisiónes del presidente...

  • Proyectos En Panamá: Quién Está Comprando y Por qué?

    El 2014 se sintió muy parecido al 2007, en el sentido que los proyectos en pre-construcción estaban de moda. Nuevos proyectos residenciales como Santa...

  • Panama Equity Real Estate Mentioned

    We are pleased to announce that the recent closing of the Q Tower Penthouse, listed at $1,7500,000 was mentioned by the prestigious Who’s Who...

  • March 2015 Panama Real Estate Market Update

    March 2015 Panama Real Estate Update   Property prices are up on residential real estate in Panama City, Panama compared to 2014. However, new...

  • Our Top Three Hotspots for Panama Real Estate in 2015

    As property prices in Panama keep going up, it’s getting harder and harder to find pockets where there’s still strong upside and minimum competition....

  • A Few Reasons Why We Love Buenaventura Panama!

    Images from Buenaventura Panama’s Real Estate. Buenaventura offers something for the resident who appreciates the aesthetic and concept of a master planned, top of...


  • Alza de Precios en la Avenida Balboa Hasta un 12% Desde Marzo del 2013

    Los precios de condominios en edificios frente a la Avenida Balboa han aumentado en un 12% en comparación con Marzo del 2013. Esta cifra...

  • Trends and Predictions for 2015: Balboa Avenue

    International investors continue to see Panama real estate (and Balboa Avenue in particular) as a good asset class to park equity due to low...

  • Dando Seguimiento a la Curva de Tarifas y Trayectoria de los Hoteles de Panamá

    En el 2005 y 2006, los precios de habitaciones de hotel eran increíblemente económicos, usted podía reservar una habitación en el hotel Veneto por...

  • Balboa Avenue Prices up 12% since March 2013

    Prices are up nearly 12% on residential high-rise apartments for sale in Panama’s waterfront district, Balboa Avenue compared to March 2013, the last time...

  • The First 100 days for the New President of Panama: A Progress Report from Panama Equity

    President Varela’s First 100 Days In Office: A Progress Report The slowdown always comes as everyone is waiting for the answers after the elections...

  • The Panama Canal Expansion’s Effect on The Bottom Line in Panama

    The Panama Canal expansion project seems to be old news. Yes, the Canal is getting widened…and has been since 2007. But what people seem...

  • Following The Trajectory Of Panama City’s Hotel Rate Curve

    In 2005 and 2006, hotel prices in Panama City were incredibly cheap. You could book a room at the Veneto for $70/night or Hotel...

  • Panama Luxury Properties Report

    Panama Equity Real Estate was founded on the principal of being dedicated to delivering a professional real estate experience. To those ends, we are...

  • Propiedades de Lujo en las Montañas de Panama

    Propiedades de Lujo en las Montañas de Panama En Panama estamos contentos de poder contar con una variedad amplia de propiedades de lujo en...


  • Nuestro Proyecto Favorito en el Distrito Historico de Panama

    Esta torre de 15 pisos de mediana altura ubicada a cuatro cuadras de la famosa Plaza de la ciudad en Santana presenta opciones con...

  • The Rebirth of Panama’s Caribbean Coast

    A clear priority was set by President Varela two months ago when he decided to launch his presidential inauguration not from the capital city...

  • Playa Venao: Beyond Panama’s Best Beach Break

    With a sandy bottom and no rocks in sight, the main wave breaking left and right year round, a gentle off-shore wind carving almost...

  • Fuerte absorción de apartamentos en el mercado de bienes raíces de Panamá

    La Torre 300 del Luxor es uno de nuestros proyectos favoritos en la ciudad de Panamá, y claramente otras personas están de acuerdo, ya...

  • Strong Condo Absorption in the Panama Real Estate Market

    Tower 300 of Luxor is one of our favorite developments in Panama City, and clearly other people seem to agree, as the 40-story tower...

  • Developing Real Estate in Panama Part 2

    Developing Real Estate in Panama (Part Two) Approval Process & Finding The Right Partners There’s a saying in Panama  “Lo barato sale caro,” which...

  • Panama Beach Developments: Bust or Boomtown?

    JW Mariott, Sheraton, and Decameron are the only marquee names that have so far established a foothold on the Gold Coast, Panama’s beaches region...

  • Challenge and Success: Developing in Panama as a Foreigner

    Developing in Panama is not for the faint of heart, but there are some notable success stories of expats coming to Panama, identifying a...

  • Pedasi Panama Roundup April 2014

    This article is brought to us by our newest member of the team, Ms. Karyel Keene.  She’s done a fantastic job reporting on a...


  • Infograhic: 8 Panama Visa Options for your Move to Panama

    Panama’s economic growth, stability, tropical climate, retirement benefits, and excellent healthcare are a few reasons people typically site for moving to Panama. We just...

  • Unas Cenas de lujo en la Ciudad de Panamá

    Una de las mejores ventajas de vivir en la Ciudad de Panamá, es nuestra fantástica selección de restaurantes, incluyendo una amplia selección de excelentes...

  • Panama’s Construction Boom Continues: Construction and real estate update March 2014

    Construction spending increased over 32% in 2013, compared to the year prior according to the comptroller of Panama.  Non-residential construction led the way with...

  • A Few of Our Favorite Fine Dining Restaurants in Panama City, Panama

    One of the best things about living in Panama City, Panama is our fantastic selection of restaurants, including a broad selection of fine dining...

  • Schools near Coronado and Panama’s beaches area

    For parents looking into international schools in the beaches area near Coronado, Panama your options now include three schools:  The Coronado International school, Panama...

  • Selling Panama Real Estate: A Guide to the property sales process in Panama

    Looking to sell your real estate in Panama, or perhaps just curious about the sales process?  This article will cover the basics on selling...

  • A new banking resource for Panama Equity Clients

    Anyone who has tried to open a bank account in Panama over the last few years has met with delays, frustrations, and bureaucracy.  Poor...

  • Real Estate Prices Rising in Metro Panama City, Panama

    Make no mistake, the last six months in Panama have seen a noticeable rise in property values, especially along waterfront districts like Balboa Avenue,...

  • Panama Metro Update on Lines One, Two, and Three

    In momentous news, line one of the Panama Metro will be opening next month, and represents an investment of over two billion dollars.  Buildings...


  • Bienes raices de lujo en Panama

    Propiedades de Lujo en Panama Si usted está en busca de propiedades de Lujo en la ciudad, costas, islas o montañas, Panamá puede ofrecer...

  • Reporte sobre los precios y movimiento de propiedades en Punta Pacifica Panama

    Punta Pacifica, o más específicamente los edificios que se encuentran al sureste del Super 99 (y excluyendo los edificios en las zonas de la...

  • Panama’s Beaches Are Open for Business

    This month, President Martinelli inaugurated the Scarlett Martinez Airport in the district of Cocle. The $53 million, two-year project modernized the 1970 US-built airstrip...

  • Infographic: Growth in Panama over the last 13 years

    Take a look at a really interesting perspective on growth in Panama over the last 13 years. This goes hand in hand with what...

  • Spanish Schools in Panama

    Spanish Panama is a Canadian-Panamanian directed language school for foreigners located in El Cangrejo. If you speak zero Spanish or just want to improve...

  • Las Playas de Panamá listas para los negocios!

    Las Playas de Panamá listas para los negocios! Este mes, el Presidente Martinelli inauguró el aeropuerto Scarlett Martínez en el distrito de Coclé. A...

  • Punta Pacifica Panama real estate and pricing trends December 2013

    Punta Pacifica, or more specifically the buildings that lie south east of the Super 99 (and excluding buildings in the areas on the North...

  • Modernización del Sistema Fiscal de Panamá

    En Panamá, el Ministerio de Comercio y Finanzas (MEF) ha seleccionado Penonomé como el lugar adecuado para una gran modernización del sistema municipal, procesamiento...

  • Mayor volumen de Estacionamientos en la Ciudad de Panamá

    La Alcalde de Panamá, este mes dio la luz verde para comenzar la construcción de tres estacionamientos subterráneos que proporcionará 1.100 nuevas plazas de...


  • Ritz-Carlton Anuncia su Marca en Panamá

    La cadena de Hoteles Ritz-Carlton, anunció oficialmente su compromiso de operar unas 80 villas de lujo en un proyecto en una isla privada frente...

  • Modernizing Panama’s tax and municipal document request process

    Panama’s Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has selected Penonome as the site for a massive modernization of the municipality’s system for processing public...

  • New Parking for Panama City

    The Mayor of Panama this month gave the green light to start construction on three separate underground parking facilities which will provide 1,100 new...

  • Ritz Carlton is coming to Panama’s Pearl Islands

    The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain formally announced their commitment to an ultra-luxury, 80 villa private island project off the Pacific coast of Panama. Phase one...

  • Proposed Property Tax Adjustment in Panama

    Reduce 50% of the market value fixed by the appraisers and reduce the property tax rate from 2.1% to 0.5%, are some of the...

  • Pedasi Panama update

    Jaime Ford, Minister of Public Works, announced on Wednesday that the new four-lane highway connecting Divisa with Las Tablas will be completely open by...

  • Spanish Schools in Panama

    English may still be the most important language in the world but especially if you are American, learning Spanish is and will become more...

  • Panama Real Estate closed sales and pricing statistics

    In an effort to bring a new level of transparency to the real estate industry in Panama, Panama Equity is now compiling a database...

  • Visas en Panama

    Obteniendo una Visa en Panamá El Gobierno de Panamá continua agresivamente promoviendo la llegad de profesionales extranjeros a través de programas que permitan legalizar...


  • Types of Visas in Panama

    The government of Panama continues to aggressively court foreign professionals and has consistently enacted new policies and renewed successful programs to both legalize immigrants...

  • New fourth bridge over the Panama Canal plus line three of the Metro

    There have been big development headlines these last few weeks in Panama as the government confirmed plans for the 4th bridge across the Canal,...

  • Private lenders in Panama

    While most Panama banks are still lending to foreign buyers, many of the large local banks and all of the multinational banks like Scotia,...

  • Property Taxes in Panama and the new property tax updates July 2013

    Update on Property Taxes in Panama We’ve already seen it happening in Punta Pacifica and Paitilla, with future plans to canvass the entire downtown...

  • Jobs and employment in Panama

    It’s no secret that Panama is enjoying record levels of employment, due in part to a sustained eight year construction boom across almost every...

  • Reporte sobre el Metro de Panama

    Los que han estado siguiendo la historia de Panamá en la última década sabe que esta ciudad es, un caso, de studio sobre la...

  • En Panama, están los inversionistas extranjeros en desventaja?

    Vi como el auge por propiedades de lujo comenzó en el 2006. Cuando el mercado estaba representado enteramente por extranjeros de Estados Unidos, Canadá,...

  • Panama Real Estate: An Insiders Game?

    In Panama, Are Foreigner Investors At A Disadvantage? I saw the boom for high-end luxury real estate in Panama begin (in earnest) in 2006,...

  • Local Pedasi Newspaper, El Pediseno, Interviews Tedd Tennis of Panama Equity

    Tedd Tennis, manager of our Pedasi real estate office, was interviewed this month by the local paper El Pediseno. You can see the transcript...


  • Boston School International Panama

    Boston School International is an English speaking International school based in Panama City, Panama. It is associated to Franklin Covey´s program The Leader in...

  • Panama Preconstruction Condo Market Update April 2013

    The cranes are back in full force!  Panama is experiencing a second wave of pre-construction development and absorption of the new inventory has been...

  • Stables, Horse Communities, and Equestrian Centers in Panama

    In Panama, horses have been for many years a source of entertainment among foreigners and Panamanians.  For this reason, there is a very active...

  • Purchasing property in Panama using a corporation or a private interest foundation

    PROPERTY ACQUISITION UNDER PANAMANIAN CORPORATIONS OR PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATIONS. This explanation was given to us by a trusted attorney based in Panama. When exploring...

  • Panama Farmland – A Guide to Agriculture Investment in Panama

    Considering an investment in Panama farmland and agriculture? Panama offers a tropical climate very suitable to a variety of agricultural activities, and farms for...

  • Panama Metro February 2013 Progress Update

    Panama’s mass transit commuter system “Metro Panama” is 72% complete, and according to a statement made by the National Metro Secretary, with over 3500...

  • Costs of Property Management in Panama

    Property management is an important consideration and a key factor in the success of an investment in Panama.  Bad property managers will cost you...

  • Typical Condo Association Fees in Panama

    Panama condo association fees, otherwise referred to as building association fees, home owners association fees, or common area maintenance charges vary substantially from condo...

  • Property Taxes in Panama

    You may already know that in Panama the exoneration of the payment of property taxes for 20 years apply to those properties whose occupation permits were...


  • Jewish Schools in Panama

    The main Jewish schools in Panama City, Panama are the Magen David Academy, Colegio Isaac Rabin, and the Albert Einstein Institute. The Magen David...

  • The Panama Canada Connection

    The Panama-Canada Connection Strong Canadian Industry in the Isthmus New Canadian companies are taking a serious look at Panama as they see their competitors...

  • Construction and Panama Residential Real Estate market update

    Construction shifts following demand New starts up by more than than 45% The vast majority of the condominium projects that dotted the Panama skyline...

  • The process of purchasing Real Estate in Panama

    Below is an outline on the process of purchasing real estate in Panama.   Purchasing property in Panama is usually done in two different...

  • Questions and Answers from the US Embassy’s town hall meeting in November 2012

    The following information was provided by the US Embassy in Panama.  It was a follow up to a few questions that were left unanswered...

  • Panama in 2016 part two: Life and real estate in Panama

    As we step onto the subway and find our way to the seats, our conversation moves to the day’s viewings. The morning commute is...

  • New direct flights to Panama and other Panama real estate and travel news for November

    More Visitors and More Direct Flights to Panama Positive signs for continued growth in 2013 Panama is gaining ground as a destination for international...

  • Panama real estate and the United States: An 18 month cycle

    Those that know Panama know that “When the US Sneezes, Panama usually catches a cold”.  That’s been the case for the last decade, with...

  • What’s in a Name? The Trump Ocean Club

    The Residences in Trump Ocean Club have the best amenities of any development in Panama, without comparison.  No other condo in Panama has as...


  • No Bubble on Balboa Avenue: Demand and investment keeping Panama real estate prices in check

    A further drop in Panama real estate prices along Balboa Avenue has not materialized in 2012 and there are strong indications that a major...

  • Panama in 2016

    Panama in 2016 – From Now till Then – What Changes Are Expected? (This is the first of a series of articles and is...

  • August 2012 Pedasi Real Estate Report

    August, 2012 Slow and steady has been the sales climate this year in the Pedasi real estate market.  Active real estate agents in Pedasi...

  • Reporte de Bienes Raíces en Panamá – Blood on the Streets

    Mi nombre es Kent Davis y he estado en el negocio de bienes raíces en Panamá desde 2007, y honestamente hablando, es un buen...

  • Panama Economic and Business Update

    The Spanish Are Coming! Economic and Business Update From our July 2012 Newsletter A sagging European economy combined with Panama’s six year growth trend...

  • A Foreigners Take on Politics in Panama

    As of  July 1st, President Ricardo Martinelli has been in office for three years and has two years left in his term.  During that...

  • Moving to Panama: How to Choose the Right School

    One of the most important considerations for expatriates moving with young children is choosing the right school in Panama. There are a few important...

  • How to Protect Yourself from Panama Real Estate Developers

    Not all developers are created equally, and some developers of Panama real estate projects are more notorious than others. Over the last few years,...

  • Pedasi’s Emerging Hotel Scene

    One of Panama’s most promising tourism regions is the Azuero Peninsula, which, shaped like a large cone, is home to a growing number of...


  • JP Morgan Believes In Panama. Do You?

    The outlook for the Panamanian economy is “enviable” as described it in a recent JP Morgan report about the prospects for Latin America and...

  • Working in Panama as a Foreigner Just Got Easier

    An interesting law was just published in the official Gazette this week that may make it easier for foreigners to get residency here in...

  • The Resurgence of Panama’s Pearl Islands

    Panama’s Pearl Islands were, for decades, known as the playground of the rich and famous. Over the years various celebrities have owned Pearl Islands...

  • Panama Real Estate Agents Review

    Back in the boom days of the Panama real estate market, Panama real estate agents were a very popular “profession” with many unlicensed and...

  • Fishing in Pedasi – Panama’s Premier Fishing Destination

    Sport fishing in Pedasi and the entire Southern coast of the Azuero Peninsula is terrific. The wide variety of game species and the abundance...

  • Life in Altos del Maria Panama

    Many people outside of Panama ask us, what is there to do in Altos del Maria? Altos del Maria is the ideal environment for...

  • Panama Immigration Changes

    From Panama Guide: Wow. Today Executive Order 343 of 16 May 2012 was published in the Official Gazette, “that creates within the immigration category...

  • Knightsbridge International School

    Knightsbridge International School is one of the newest schools in Panama and opened their doors for the first time for the 2012 – 2013...

  • Kings College Panama school information

    King’s College, the British School of Panama is part of the King’s Group, an internationally well-known, prestigious education organization with schools in Spain and...


  • Why Panama’s Upcoming International Film Festival will succeed

    March 16th, 2012 Henk Van Der Kolk, braintrust of the renowned Toronto Film Festival is bringing independent films to Panama. Along with newly exported fruits...

  • Some of our favorite Restaurants in El Cangrejo Panama

    If you are looking for a good restaurant in El Cangrejo, you’re never more than a block away from some of Panama’s best food...

  • Our newest controversial report-February real estate newsletter

    February 3rd, 2012 2012 has brought with it a whole new level of growth and transparency in Panama. This month, let’s look at Papa...

  • 2012 Panama Real Estate Report

    Panama’s 7-Year Wave and The Swells to Come Introduction: The Panama real estate boom will continue in 2012, but what direction will prices go...

  • Canal Cash, 100 Multi-Nationals, & Swimming in Panama’s Bay?

    December 12th, 2011 The impending holiday season in Panama marks what will probably go down as one of the most successful growth years in Panama’s...

  • International School of Panama

    Once again, the International School of Panama, or ISP as it is called here, located in Cerro Viento Rural on the route to Club...

  • Metropolitan School of Panama

    The Metropolitan School of Panama offers pre K – 12th grade education. The MET is currently working towards obtaining international accreditation and has already...

  • Balboa Academy

    This Panama school enjoys a US and Panamanian accreditation for all graduates fulfilling the school’s rigorous curriculum. Balboa Academy opened in Panama in 1999...

  • Golf Courses in Panama

    Panama has a number of fantastic golf courses and golf course communities.  For those interested in golfing in the city of Panama, golfers have...


  • Stem Cell controversy in Panama

    September 4, 2011 This month we take a look at the unknown details of Panama’s 20-year tax exoneration as well as a new fascinating...

  • Playa Blanca Panama large parcel for development

    70,000 meters (7HEC) of titled property located literally next to the Playa Blanca Resort and behind the Royalton Hotel.  Perfect topography for building, all...

  • Santa Clara Panama large tract for sale

    Santa Clara Panama 6.5HEC $100.00/meter 80m oceanfront This particular piece was assembled for the purpose of developing a large oceanfront project, but the owners...

  • Nombre de Dios Panama: The last frontier

    Nombre de Dios in Panama’s Caribbean coast has long been considered one of the next hot spots.  Development has been slow, but with the...

  • Allure Panama

    Allure Panama: Get ready to be impressed! Allure, a 48 story residential project towering over Panama’s famous Balboa Avenue is a project that we...

  • August 2011 Panama Equity Newsletter

    August 10, 2011 Apart from some huge news in gold potential, the President of Panama announces new eases on immigration that may be the...

  • How I got stranded with Donald trump

    July 11, 2011 World Surf Championships, Eco Tourism (finally), and Donald Trump stranded by floods in Panama! This month, we take a look at...

  • Coronado Golf Village

    The Coronado Golf Community has to be one of the best locations in Panama to build lasting connections with family and friends alike. A...

  • Trump Panama Amenities

    Trump Panama ocean club amenities


  • Obtaining a Pensionado Visa in Panama

    Here’s some great advice from a fellow Expat on obtaining your pensionado visa in Panama: The criminal background check can be from either your...

  • Panama Hard Rock Megapolis Hotel

    Marking its 16th property, and its first in Latin America, Hard Rock International today announced that the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis is expected...

  • June 2011 Newsletter

    June 6th, 2011. From top secret bank contacts to Hard Rock pool parties to New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Madrid and beyond, Panama continues...

  • May 2011 Newsletter

    May 5th, 2011 What does President Obama mean for Panama’s prices, labor, and relocation alternatives for foreigners? Ever wish you had gotten to Costa...

  • Costa Pedasi Panama

    Costa Pedasi, Panama's premier gated community

  • Avenida Balboa Panama

    Avenida Balboa Panama is the oceanfront avenue in the heart of Panama City. For those of you that have been following our neighborhood reports,...

  • March 2011 Newsletter

    This month we explore the ebb and flow of Panama real estate: from gigantic infrastructure projects to shortages in supply (not an April Fool’s...

  • Doral Costa Sur development

    Costa Sur's newest high-end development, Doral. Includes prices and photos.

  • Luxor Tower Panama

    Luxor Tower Panama property for sale. Article includes construction update, project description and recent images.


  • February 2011 Newsletter

    Construction Update Work began yesterday on the much touted Panamanian Metro system, due for completion in 2013. As our readers already know, this will...

  • Gorgona Panama, home of The Biltmore

    Gorgona Panama is home to a handful of residential developments, including The Biltmore, one of Panama's finest beachfront options! Read more by clicking...

  • Blood on the Streets Exposed: The Inner Workings of Panama’s Real Estate Market

    What follows is Kent Davis’s personal story of the buzzing world of Panama real estate and the wheelings and dealings of how Panama Equity...

  • Dupont Tower Panama

    Located in Panama’s high end and ultra-chic neighborhood of Punta Pacifica, Dupont Tower is a beautiful 52 story oceanfront skyrise. Why do we like...

  • Rio Mar Panama

    Rio Mar really took us by surprise. Walk into the model apartment in Rio Mar and you will quickly realize why this was one...

  • Playa Venao Panama: Best views in this top-end project!

    Surfers Paradise – Playa Venao Panama View all Playa Venao Real Estate for Sale If you are looking for sweeping views and easy access...

  • Moving to Panama

    (from our April Newsletter) Taking the Plunge Who succeeds in Panama and who might be better off somewhere else Over the years, Panama Equity...

  • Trump Ocean Club, Defining Luxury in Panama

    We at Panama Equity are strong believers in Trump Ocean Club Panama. The project has seen solid sales over the last three years, and...

  • Cheap Eats in Panama

    Cheap Eats If you are paying more than $30.00 for a steak dinner for two in Panama, you are paying too much. This month,...


  • September Newsletter

    Greetings from the Isthmus, Panama, bucking the trend: This month, we see continued growth across all sectors and report on foreign direct investment on...

  • Balboa Avenue Panama Real Estate Report

    Panama Equity Balboa Avenue Report: August, 2010 This quarter, we have focused the Panama Equity magnifying glass on Panama’s bourgeoning waterfront strip Avenida Balboa....

  • Process of Paying Land Tax in Panama

    Process of Paying Land Tax in Panama

    The following is the process that you need to follow to pay your land tax in Panama. ...

  • The Panamamerican School

    The Panamamerican School is another solid option for schools in Panama. Located in Cerro Viento, this Panama School operates from March thru December and...

  • Panama Buyers Agents

    A buyers agent is someone who represents the buyer in a real estate transaction. They work with other real estate agents, in this case...

  • Casa Ruigar

    Hands down, one of the most well rounded projects in Panama, Casa Ruigar tops our list of new construction in Casco Viejo. This five...

  • La Salle Christian school

    La Salle is a Christian school, founded in 1975 as an educational institution, its main concern is the integral formation of each student, respecting...

  • Shopping in Panama: Furniture, Electronics, and the Deals to be had!

    Shopping in Panama Weather you’re driving around town trying to find the best deal on appliances or looking for a couch with just the...

  • Insurance in Panama

    One of the biggest reasons folks come to Panama is for the reduced cost of medical care. Real Estate in Panama is getting more...


  • Colegio de Panama

    Colegio de Panama is the next school in our ranking of schools in Panama. This Panama school operates from March – December and is...

  • San Agustin school

    San Agustin also ranks very well in our list of Panama Schools. Established in 2001, San Agustin school has a total enrollment of 2000...

  • Food Shopping in Panama

    The city of Panama has a number of modern super market chains as well as a number of small independent grocers and farmers markets....

  • Oxford School

    Oxford School, not to be confused with Oxford International School is another good school in Panama. It is located in Edison Park, off of...

  • Oxford International School

    Oxford International School is another solid option for school choices in Panama. This school is located in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Panama, on...

  • Saint Mary’s School of Panama

    The next school on our list is the Saint Mary’s School of Panama, located in the Albrook neighborhood of Panama City. This is considered...

  • Colegio Javier

    Colegio Javier once again ranks well in our listing of schools in Panama. Colegio Javier is a local school located on Via Espana and...