More and more foreign companies and entities are investing in
Philippine properties, which is one factor contributing to the
property boom in the country. From commercial office spaces to luxurious residential condos, demand for
space, especially in the major central business districts (Makati, Fort Bonifacio, and Ortigas), is steadily increasing, encouraging
developers to provide more supply. In fact, for residential
properties alone, both capital values and rental values have posted
an increase, showing the strong performance of the local real
In this week's infographic, we have listed down some of the
factors that encourage investors to shop for properties in the
Philippines, which fuels the performance of real estate markets.
Hopefully, more businessmen and starting investors would catch on
the phenomenon and be encouraged to put their money in the
- With lower taxes and more open property laws, the Philippines is
considered a more foreign investor-friendly destination.
- The more restrictive property tax laws and higher taxes in Hong
Kong and Singapore are encouraging Asian investors to move to the
Philippines. Side note: This year HK and SG imposed higher taxes to
discourage foreigners from owning properties.
- With lower prices per sqm, residential condos and commerical
and office spaces in the major CBDs in the Philippines post greater
yields compared to other areas in Asia.
- BPO is also creating the demand, not just for office space, but
also for residential condos as expats opt to buy properties instead
of just renting.
- Vacancy rates in the CBDs are also very low, showing investor
confidence and signaling sustainable growth in the
For more information about investing in residential and
commercial properties for sale in the Philippines, contact KMC MAG Group