Rising house prices and a shortage of housing stock in Cambridge’s city centre have led to an unprecedented boom in new towns and developments around Cambridgeshire.
Known for being parent company to Emirates REIT, Equitativa based in the United Arab Emirates, has announced a US$500m real estate investment trust targeting all sectors of real estate in Indonesia. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Stern Resources- a New York based investment holding company- it has alighted on the promising fundamentals of this market, especially its demography. With a rapidly growing middle class and consumer culture, it is little surprise Equitativa has extended its reach in this direction. What is more interesting is how it will be able to execute in an already competitive landscape with many entrenched local players. This is not to say there are not avenues for disruption, however, it will require analytical breadth to work across sectors. The structure used may enable greater participation from outside Indonesia and offer transparency which is sometimes highlighted as a downside of the market.
Property has long been a popular investment for many individuals, and it’s easy to see why; careful investment in the right place can create solid financial returns, generating high levels of income through rental yields and capital growth. This is especially the case in the UK, where an undersupply of housing in many areas has led to rapidly rising house prices and increasing rental revenues.
Uganda has had a tumultuous eighteen months. Like elsewhere, there has been a deterioration in the overall position of the public finances, prompted by lockdowns and travel restrictions.
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