Peru Construction Articles & Analysis

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In 2015 the Association for the Promotion of National Infrastructure (Asociación para el Fomento de la Infraestructura Nacional, AFIN) presented the “National Infrastructure Plan 2016-25”. Prepared for AFIN by the Universidad del Pacifico, it determined Peru would require $160bn to address existing infrastructure gaps in transport, energy,...

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Peru 2018

After two years of contraction and a slow first half of 2017, the construction sector recorded much-welcomed growth late in the year. In response to the political challenges and natural disasters of 2017, the government passed two milestone documents: an anti-corruption law and a PEN25.7bn ($7.9bn) Reconstruction Plan. Although the private segment contracted in 2017, positive results may...

With a new administration in place, local and international players in Peru have regained optimism. As one of South America’s top performers due to its reforms and fiscal discipline, the country is benefiting from rising commodity prices and an export-oriented mining sector. In addition, 2018 brought increased public expenditure, with notable rises in the budgets for education, health, infrastructure and reconstruction.

 

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

 

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...

 

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...