In this case, you can explore a real estate company, a water privatizer municipal engineers and the causes and solutions to a serious water shortage in Mexico City, a large global capital. The protagonist is a real estate investor doing due diligence on the scale of the crisis, the impact on the company’s business, and the likelihood of resolution. Due diligence includes interviews with city water officials and global scale water privatizers. This case is an excellent introduction to city scale infrastructure … Read more »

In this case, you can explore a real estate company, a water privatizer municipal engineers and the causes and solutions to a serious water shortage in Mexico City, a large global capital. The protagonist is a real estate investor doing due diligence on the scale of the crisis, the impact on the company’s business, and the likelihood of resolution. Due diligence includes interviews with city water officials and global scale water privatizers. This case is an excellent introduction to urban infrastructure issues at the global level. A related case “water shortage and Property Investing in Mexico City,” HBS No. 210-085, contains more real estate finance and infrastructure finance material less water than does this case.
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John D. Macomber,
Regina Garcia-Cuellar,
James H. Griffin,
Frederik Nellemann
Source: Harvard Business School
28 pages.
Release Date: 10 January 2012. Prod #: 212044-PDF-ENG
Mexico City HBR case of water shortage solution