Peru Construction Articles & Analysis

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Is developing secondary cities the key to reducing the 1.8m national housing deficit?

As the country strives to resolve a pending housing deficit, the stable growth of the economy is prompting a new dynamism in the higher segments of the market. This is supporting continued sales of new homes, as well as efforts by builders and promoters to continue to satisfy demand. But challenges remain, with rising land prices encouraging a greater concentration of...

To what extent can construction help reverse the decline in foreign direct investment (FDI)?

As with several countries in the region, Peru has been channelling the proceeds of its economic performance into the development of infrastructure. Through its public-private partnership (PPP) model, strategic infrastructure such as airports, port and roads has been on the receiving end of private financing and programmes aimed at enhancing managerial skills to improve...

Has the real estate market sufficiently adapted to meet changing demands?

A combination of government incentives, in addition to strong fundamentals, are expected to continue having an impact on the building industry in a positive way. Despite the strong growth registered over the past few years, however, the challenge of reducing the number of Peruvians that lack appropriate housing remains. According to figures from the Ministry of Housing,...