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Weekly Chart: Real Estate in Latin America

May 25, 2017

Want to build in Latin America? When it comes to dealing with construction permits, Colombia is the best performer.
Pent-up housing demand has led to a 17.6% rise in Mexican real estate equity. Stats on real estate in Latin America

It’s been a rocky six months for the Mexican peso thanks to uncertainty on the other side of the northern border, but one sector could be both an anchor and buoy for Mexico: real estate. The country is one of the best performers in terms of growth in real estate equity among emerging markets, and analysts see “pent-up demand” for housing units, which could prove to be an opportunity for developers.

AS/COA Online takes a look at rental prices across major Latin American cities, as well as the ease of building in various countries.