• Construction

    OBG’s Construction sector analysis highlights investment opportunities in the infrastructure, residential, commercial and industrial segments. Government policies are reviewed along with labour, materials and land costs, trends in bank lending and the public tendering process.
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Urbanisation is a mega-trend redefining contemporary life in both developed and emerging markets across the globe. This mass rural-urban movement of people and expansion of cities to absorb formerly isolated villages is a relatively recent phenomenon: in 1950, only 751m people lived in urban areas. By 2018, however, the number of urban...

 

To what extent is the government prioritising private sector participation, notably foreign contractors, in new construction projects?

 

What are some of the major challenges facing the Indonesian real estate market?

 

Amid efforts to accelerate the delivery of large-scale infrastructure projects, reform of the country’s legal framework governing land ownership has become an important enabler of development. On the back of rising infrastructure growth in recent years, land procurement executors have been formally encouraged to acquire suitable land, with...

 

Indonesia has a significant and growing shortfall of housing. Existing supply is in poor condition and demand is rising for new units. This is especially true for affordable housing in urban areas, where more than one-fifth of the population live in slums. Recognising the issue, the government unveiled a series of policies aimed at...

 

On the back of a massive infrastructure agenda, new real estate projects have driven growth in Indonesia’s property sector in recent years. A colourful mix of cultures has influenced the architectural layout of the capital city Jakarta, which is one of the many features that have attracted investors from around the world. However, while the...