Hot Spots For Property Investment In Asia

By: Gregory Smyth

There is an increasing prevalence of hot spots for foreign investments in Asia. Lot of countries in the region have completely removed their unnecessary restrictions on foreign investors. This has attracted more investment in the property market as well. As a result there was a real boom in the property section of the market in 2007. There was a steady increase in the average occupancy rate of office and residential buildings. The governments in the region have also become alert and have awarded business park sites and industrial sites. In the present circumstances an understanding of the various investment opportunities across Asia will be extremely helpful to you.

Thailand has been a tricky destination for tourists around the world. It is exotic island home to some of the best investment opportunities available in Asia. The influx of travelers from UK has increased as a consequence of budget airlines and consistent backup of expats who live in places like Singapore and Hong Kong. Investors can expect excellent returns from Thai beach property over the next couple of years. Thailand promises to be a profitable investment market for a good part of the next decade.

Seychelles islands are home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. Development has been given top priority in recent years and new laws which attract the investors have been formulated. A man-made island Eden has been constructed and this can be considered another foot forward in creating reliable investment opportunities.

Cambodia is trying to forget its disturbing past and focus on building a happy and prosperous nation. Cambodia is blessed with tropical climates, thick vegetation and enticing beaches. If it makes the right moves there is a lot of space for investment with Cambodia having a turbulent past. Japan recently had some problems in their economy, but they are fighting back quite strongly. Clever investors will realize that Japan is a viable investment option now. Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya are places where prices and demand are predicted to rise considerably over the next three years.

With an economy progressing at nearly double-digit numbers, Vietnam is also starting to face shortages in manpower, like China and India. The country's is all set to enter the World Trade Organization (WTO) by the end of 2006, coupled with its pro-business policies, looks set to be blessed with more investments in the days ahead.

The Philippines has offered some really profitable Asian property investment opportunities. The Philippines is treasured place when it comes to buying property, specifically in the capital city of Manila. They have got good ability to handle English and the business system is quite contemporary. Procuring an apartment and lending it to the workers seems to be the right choice if you are planning to invest in the Philippines. Boracay Island, the Philippine beach property is expected to progress at around 18 per cent per annum across the next few years.

Even though the political atmosphere in Sri Lanka is slightly troublesome there are some compelling attractions in Sri Lanka which has made it a hotspot for tourists the world over. The shrewd investor will find that Sri Lanka is a decent option when it comes to property investment. The major problem for the investors has been the huge taxes they had to pay, even though the inconvenience can be avoided to a certain extent.

There is no shortage of hot spots for foreign investments in Asia. If you are ready to research the market seriously, there are mouth-watering investment opportunities await you.

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