Profile

José Mario Miranda, Senior Associate at BLP in Liberia office, specializes in Business Law and Real Estate & Hospitality. In Busiiness Law, he advises companies on daily matters, share management, and mergers and acquisitions. In Real Estate & Hospitality, he is involved in urban and coastal projects, especially in Guanacaste, with experience in buying and selling developments, due diligence, and land and maritime regulations. Jose Mario joined BLP in 2007 as a legal assistant and became an associate in 2011 after working as a Judicial Assistant at the Criminal Court of Liberia, Guanacaste. He was named an Associate in 2011.

  • Business Law 
  • Real Estate & Hospitality 

Education 

  • Specialty in Notary and Registry Law, Universidad Latina, Costa Rica, 2013. 
  • Law degree, Universidad de San José, Costa Rica, 2011. 

Languages 

  • Spanish 
  • English 
  • Costa Rica Bar Association 
  • International Bar Association: Member 
  • Real estate project Waldorf Astoria Hotel. BLP advises Revolution Group, Cacique Investors and Garnier & Garnier on the financing, structuring, and developing of the mixed-use real estate project “Waldorf Astoria Hotel” and its branded residences. it is the first Waldorf Astoria hotel and the starting point of the development of the Peninsula known as Punta Cacique. 

 

  • Real estate project Waldorf Astoria Hotel. BLP advises Revolution Group, Cacique Investors, and Garnier & Garnier on the financing, structuring, and developing of the mixed-use real estate project “Waldorf Astoria Hotel” and its branded residences. The first phase consists of 190 keys + 25 branded residences. In addition, BLP assisted this group in negotiating the hotel and branded residence agreements with Hilton. The transaction is a landmark as it is the first Waldorf Astoria hotel and the starting point of the development of the Peninsula known as Punta Cacique.  

 

  • Las Catalinas is a high-end master-planned new-urbanism beachfront development in Guanacaste. BLP monitors all legal aspects of the development of Las Catalinas, a 1000-acre beach community that has created a car-free walkable town comprised of houses, shops, restaurants, small hotels and inns, pedestrian streets, plazas, parks, and recreational facilities. There are currently two boutique hotels in the project and several development sites.