• 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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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...

 

From 206 BCE to 220 CE, China’s Han dynasty fostered a booming trade industry for silk, a precious commodity in high demand among the elites of the Mediterranean. The Silk Road was the moniker given to the network of trade routes connecting the East and West at the time. Later, spices and other precious cargo would be traded using the system,...

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Indonesia 2019

Supported by strong fundamentals, Indonesia continues to break ground on major construction projects. Fuelled by a comprehensive public infrastructure agenda, large-scale developments have become the norm. However, while the construction sector remains an important pillar of the country’s economy, project development is still hindered by domestic obstacles, including a lengthy land-acquisition...

The Indonesian economy had a strong year in 2018, with growth of 5.2% marking the fastest pace in half a decade. This came on the back of robust domestic consumption, increased foreign investment and continuing efforts to reform policy and simplify investment procedures, and despite challenges including a falling rupiah, a trade imbalance and global political issues.