Mijas will have yet another new place for to visitors to stay after, according to sources, a Dutch company (Zorrito Leisure) purchased a building which will be made into 145-apartment tourist lodgings.
The building, which is half-built, is located in the area of the racecourse, close to La Cala de Mijas.
Construction halted during the global economic crisis then fell into the hands of Unicaja bank. The cost of completing the building work is estimated at six million euros.
According to the town hall, a works licence will be granted in the coming weeks, with construction expected to last around six month, meaning it will be ready to open next summer.