Luxury Real Estate in The Philippines – An Auspicious Investment
A new year brings with it a fresh set of investment opportunities and recommendations. This being the Year of the Dog, expect rewards for those who are independent and decisive, people who know what they want and go for it. The dog also represents duty, loyalty and protection. This implies being more steady and judicious when deciding to invest, to trust in those who have proven their worth. This year is best spent on laying the groundwork for more profitable long-term gains.
Recent volatility in stocks and other investing instruments has underlined the importance of diversifying one’s portfolio. As with any investment, a certain degree of risk can always be expected. However, investing in real estate, particularly in luxury properties, can be considered as posing the least risk with a good possibility of considerable returns. With 2018 being the year of the earth dog, no other investment is seen as being more practical and dependable than real estate.
Auspiciously, the Philippine market has seen brisk business in high-end properties at prices that are extremely competitive compared to the rest of the region. Opportunities abound in one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies as the Philippines is expected to further benefit from increased government spending, improved trade, tax reform, and promising demographics. Above investment grade ratings from Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings, and Standard & Poor’s affirms the country’s emergence as a viable investment market in Southeast Asia. Consumer confidence and domestic demand are among the strongest in the world, stimulating steady gains in retail and real estate.
With over 80 years of experience in creating master-planned estates and communities, Ayala Land continues to be a strong partner of the Philippines in nation-building. As one of the country’s most respected and awarded developers, Ayala Land stands out for its extensive track record in consistently delivering projects that have exceeded expectations in design, construction and appreciation of property values. Among its many residential brands, its luxury arm Ayala Land Premier (ALP) is widely considered as the pioneer and leader in its segment. All ALP properties feature elegantly thought-out structures and spaces in prime locations, branding it as the developer of choice for the luxury market. Ayala Land Premier continues to dominate the luxury segment with its strong product launches and sales force, posting some of its strongest sales figures ever in 2017 at PHP37.2 billion (USD 713 million). This puts Ayala Land on track with balanced and sustainable growth through its 2020-40 plan, with Ayala Land Premier leading the way.