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Emerging Markets Property News
Emerging Market Property in Asia

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated change in the real estate industry. Throughout 2020, the success of government efforts across the Asia Pacific to contain the spread of COVID-19 has helped limit its impact on local real estate markets.

After facing one of the most testing environments in history following the Covid-19 outbreak,

Singapore’s real house prices rose by 0.7% during the year to Q3 2020, following annual rises of 1.74% in Q2, and 2.4% in Q1. On a quarterly basis,

Macau’s housing market shows signs of improvement, despite its continued economic slump. The average transaction price of residential units rose slightly by 0.55% during the year to Q3 2020, a sharp improvement from the previous year’s 3.66% fall.

Emerging Market Property in Latin America

Latin American emerging market assets are expected to outperform some of their Asian counterparts' in coming quarters, as portfolios adjust for a broader rally in 2021.

Argentina has been here before – not once but several times! In 1989, Argentina experienced a period of hyperinflation, with annual inflation reaching almost 5,000%.

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the Latin American residential real estate market, with the economic slowdown and increased investor uncertainty serving to dampen growth in the short term.

In the heart of breathtaking Paradise Island adjacent to Nassau, Bahamas, a very rare residential opportunity will soon be available.  Opportunities like this are extremely limited on this 685 acre island paradise.

Emerging Market Property in Central and Eastern Europe

The outbreak of Coronavirus in Europe and the subsequent containment measures have severely affected economic activity across the region

Brown Hotels, an international design hotel collection, is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new hotels in Greece

This year, investors in prime real estate are turning to emerging markets in Eastern Europe for new opportunities. Cities like Budapest, Prague and Warsaw are showing 

The pandemic has raised a lot of questions, on the short- and long-term implications of the health crisis on real estate

Emerging Market Property in Africa

Egypt is one of only four countries in the world predicted to continue to see a GDP increase of over 3 per cent, based on recent forecasts made by the International Monetary Fund for the full year 2020.

With the surge in second wave of Covid-19 and Work From Home (WFH) becoming an influence in space demand, residential real estate is expected to herald a revamp of the sector.

Driven by a growing middle class, rising urbanisation and some of the most attractive prices in the Mediterranean region, Tunisia’s real estate sector offers some of the best potential in North Africa.

The Southern Suburbs is proving to be one of the most popular areas in Cape Town

Emerging Markets Property Analysis
Recovering from COVID-19: Thailand's road to a high income economy
By Hideki Itabashi

At the beginning of the 21st century and following the 2008 Financial Crisis, Thailand was experiencing strong economic and social development. Thailand must now implement policy reforms that focus on growing human capital and boosting productivity.

What do Chinese overseas homebuyers look for?
By Wingyan Yip

For years, China homebuyers have been on a buying spree in overseas markets. While authorities’ clampdown on capital movement made a dent on transaction volume, which is estimated to have shrunk by more than 50% to $15.7 billion in 2018, Chinese are still actively buying overseas

Green China: How Beijing's environmental policy affects Mongolia
By Andrew Hayley

Xi Jinping has declared war on pollution, and he means it. Thirty years of heavy industrialisation has made the environment a hugely salient political issue.

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Asian Real Estate Projects
Increase in real estate-led developments for Phuket's Layan Beach area
Kantharyar Centre - Yangon
Latin American Real Estate Projects
The Coral Resort, Brazil
Blumarina Suites Plaza, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
African Real Estate Projects
Strand Hotel, Namibia
Damac Tower Amman, Jordan
CEE Real Estate Projects
Staylnn Apartments in Wroclaw
Luxury Apartment Nin/Vrsi, Put Sv. Jakova, Croatia
Investment opportunities
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400,000 USD
10% yield
Oasis Galleria
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Located in the heart of the entertainment district of downtown Ulaanbaatar, the Oasis Galleria is a commercial development.

300,000 USD
10% yield
The Pavilions Phuket Residences
Phuket, Thailand

Luxurious villas overlooking the oceanfront in an adults only setting with award winning bars and restaurants, spas, pools and outdoor activities. 

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