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Portuguese Real Estate Investment Survey – 1st edition 2018

Hotels boost real estate sector

The Portuguese Real Estate Investment Survey opens 2018 with an edition that includes the perception of a panel of Portuguese and foreign participants who are investing or have investment prospects in Portugal. In this way, this survey continues to assume itself as a reference tool in the real estate industry.

The first edition of this year shows a dynamic start of the sector strongly influenced by tourism.

The main conclusions of the report are:

  • Overall, respondents aim to focus in an investment strategy (77%)
  • Value added investments (39%) are perceived as the preferred investment strategy
  • Banks (85%) stand out as the main business feeder of real estate acquisitions
  • Regarding divestment strategy, respondents are more keen in selling “Core” assets (38%)
  • Funds of funds (62%) are identified as the main real estate buyers in Portugal
  • There is a perception of an increase in the volume and sales price for hotels, residential, and industrial sectors, and a greater stability of profitability rates
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