• Real Estate

    OBG’s real estate market analysis includes detailed information about supply and demand in the residential, commercial and retail segments. We cover major development projects by local and international investors and examine changes in the regulatory framework and bank lending practices.
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What potential is there for industrial parks in Papua New Guinea, especially in Port Moresby?

 

Building on the momentum generated by the successful launch of the Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas project, the government continues to take the lead on stimulating construction activity in PNG, with various opportunities across the board – from ports and road projects to a range of residential and commercial developments – open to both...

 

What explains the exceptional growth of the property market in Papua New Guinea?

 

As Papua New Guinea becomes more visible in the region, what opportunities are there for synergies with its neighbours?

 

The customary land ownership system in place since Papua New Guinea gained independence in 1975 could be about to undergo significant reform. Currently, most of PNG’s land belongs to its people, with the state owning the remaining 3%. Under customary tenure, ownership rights belong to an extended family group governed by traditional law. Very...

 

With only 3% of land available to the government to build on and develop, the real estate sector in Papua New Guinea operates in a unique environment. Despite the majority of land being under customary ownership, with ownership rights held by extended family groups, there are still a number of opportunities for foreign investors and...