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    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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Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Colombia 2017

With plans set to modernise transport networks and government-led housing programmes expanding the availability of homes, Colombia’s construction sector remains an essential part of the economy. The government estimated that the construction sector will grow by 3.9% in 2017, largely driven by the execution of large-scale projects, which is set to accelerate growth of the infrastructure segment...

 

After contracting the previous year, the construction sector is looking to grow again in 2017. Still feeling the impact of the recent downturn, the sector is only expected to register growth in the fourth quarter, following the negative effects of the coastal El Niño floods in early 2017. While causing significant damage, the floods made it...

 

What are the opportunities for private sector involvement in smaller-scale projects?

 

While roads represent 20% of Peru’s infrastructure shortage in terms of quantity, their quality is being questioned as well. Peru was ranked 110th in the quality of its road infrastructure by the World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17”, down from 102nd in 2014-15. Locally, the Association for the Promotion of National...

 

After a challenging year in 2015, real estate investments stayed quiet during 2016. While some dynamism was shown in the industrial and retail segments, housing and office did not show the signs of recovery that were expected. Many predict a pickup to happen by the end of 2017 and throughout 2018, as housing and office are closing a cycle...

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Peru 2017

After contracting the previous year, the construction sector is looking to grow again in 2017. Still feeling the impact of the recent downturn, the sector is only expected to register growth in the fourth quarter, following the negative effects of the coastal El Niño floods in early 2017. While causing significant damage, the floods made it necessary for the newly elected government of...