Zapote has a large share of retail space in the area around Multiplaza del Este and Pricesmart. You will find mega stores such as Aliss and others in the area.
Zapote is another suburb of San Jose on the other side of San Pedro and next to Curridibat and has a good mix of residential and commercial establishments.
Middle and upper class homes exist in the area and there are plenty of commercial establishments catering to these residents. Along the major thoroughfares, you will find furniture, appliance, clothing and hardware stores.
On the surface streets, there service providers of all types including attorneys, dentists, medical specialists, architects, graphic designers, web designers, printing, and financial services.
The area is well trafficked because of the malls and other large anchor stores but also because the Registro Nacional is in Zapote and San Jose is a short drive away depending on rush hour.