Commerce and Industry

Business and Economy in Goicoechea San Jose, Costa Rica.

Generally speaking, this part of the country enjoys a large and growing commercial presence. All major services are found in Goicoechea including all major banks, dental services, medical services, lawyers and many others.

There are several shopping malls in Goicoechea, including Novacentro, Mall El Dorado, and Centro Comercial el Pueblo, which is well known for the variety of sophisticated restaurants and busy nightlife. Other sites of commercial interest available in Goicoechea are RECOPE, the national oil refinery, The Work Ministry and Clínica Católica Hospital. One of the oldest and largest newspapers in Costa Rica, La Republica, has their headquarters in Calle Blancos right next to the Radisson Hotel.

The Parque Empresarial del Este an area set aside for large companies has settled in Goicoechea and  large companies have generated thousands of jobs in the area.   

Goicoechea also has rural areas, primarily dedicated to agriculture and the cattle industry, including the production of dairy products.