New Business market report from Business Monitor International: "Argentina Real Estate Report Q1 2013"
Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/19/2013 -- This Argentina Real Estate report examines the commercial office, retail, industrial and construction sectors throughout the country amid a deteriorating business environment. The investment landscape remains uneasy and we expect the Latin American nation to continue to be plagued by economic and political pressures.
With a focus on the principal cities of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and La Plata, the report covers the rental market performance in terms of rates and yields over the past 18 months and examines how best to maximise returns in the commercial real estate market, while minimising investment risk and exploring the impact of the government financing restrictions on a market already expected to slow over the year. In July 2012, we conducted our most recent round of in-country interviews, which found the commercial real estate sector to be holding up relatively well. Nevertheless, initial signs of weakness are beginning to emerge - particularly in the retail sector - and the impressive growth in the real estate segment over the last decade does look set to grind to an imminent halt.
View Full Report Details and Table of Contents
- We are maintaining our expectation for a sharp downturn in Argentine construction industry value growth in 2012 - underlined by leading indicators showing a slowdown is starting to take hold. Growth in 2011 came in largely in line with expectations at 9.1%, however, we believe that the deterioration of the business environment coupled with economic mismanagement is beginning to unravel growth across strategic industries. We are, thus, forecasting 2.8% growth in 2012, with downside risks.
- While news that Argentina's government is forcing insurance companies to invest a portion of their holdings into infrastructure poses further questions about Argentina's business environment, it is good news for a cash strapped infrastructure sector. The government has made a number of moves to force investment into the struggling sector, which should supplement growth in 2013.
- Popular opinion has turned against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, her government and their policies, leading us to believe that the Peronist-led coalition will lose seats in the 2013 legislative election. The magnitude of the loss will depend on just how effectively the opposition can blame Fernandez for a deteriorating economy - a large loss has the potential to hobble the Peronists until the 2015 election, when the centre-right opposition could make a strong campaign for the presidency.
About Fast Market Research
Fast Market Research is an online aggregator and distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts, we provide quick and easy access to the best competitive intelligence available. Our unbiased, expert staff will help you find the right research to fit your requirements and your budget. For more information about these or related research reports, please visit our website at http://www.fastmr.com or call us at 1.800.844.8156.
Browse all Business research reports at Fast Market Research
You may also be interested in these related reports:
- India Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Indonesia Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Taiwan Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Kuwait Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Chile Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Brazil Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Hungary Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Saudi Arabia Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Germany Real Estate Report Q1 2013
- Japan Real Estate Report Q1 2013
Copyright © 2005-2013 - SBWire, The Small Business Newswire - All Rights Reserved - Important Disclaimer
Contact Us: 888-4-SBWIRE (US) - 920-321-1250 (International)