Just Published: “Philippines Real Estate Report Q1 2015”


Fast Market Research recommends “Philippines Real Estate Report Q1 2015” from Business Monitor International, now available

[USPRwire, Mon Dec 08 2014] Ongoing improvements in the Philippine’s economy have been supported by the rapidly expanding business pro cess outsourcing (BPO) industry, which is helping boost demand for commercial real estate across the country. We see particular opportunities for investors in the office market due to the strength of the BPO industry, as well as retail developers looking to benefit from the country’s increasing levels of private consumption.

Despite remaining underdeveloped when compared to Thailand and Malaysia, the Philippines’ commercial real estate industry has achieved continued growth thanks largely to business process outsourcing (BPO) which is fuelling a rapid expansion in the services sector. The success of this industry will significantly influence the overall strength of the office real estate segment, as well as indirectly on the retail segment.

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We are expecting to see Real GDP growth of 5.9% in 2015 on the back of significant levels of inward remittances and this will bode especially well for the retail sector. Cash transfers from workers abroad rose by 5.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) to USD11.4bn in H114. Remittances have shown to have a huge impact on domestic spending power and this is quickly transforming the purchasing habits of the young and large population. These changes in the retail environment are presenting new opportunities for willing investors, not only in Metro Manila but in second-tier cities.

The industrial segment has shown weaker performance when compared to the office and retail segments; however, we expect to see growing industrial production in the medium term, which should boost demand for industrial space. With adequate support from both domestic and international investment, the Philippines has the potential to turn into a regional export hub, which will further fuel expansion in the segment.

A relatively stable monetary policy, increasing tourist numbers as well as stronger economic ties within the ASEAN are also helping…

The Philippines Real Estate Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)’s market assessment and independent forecasts of major construction projects in the residential and commercial markets, plus rental prices and yields in major cities. The report critically analyses the prospects for real estate within the broader economic and financial context – both domestic and global – via our econometrically-modelled and clearly explained banking and economic forecasts and follows this through to evaluate the implications for REITs.

BMI’s Philippines Real Estate Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the real estate industry in Philippines.


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