This year is a good play for Cambodian property — here’s why

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The Cambodia Real Estate Show 2017, powered by Cambodia’s number one property portal

Sunset in Phnom Penh. Mustafa Erden/Shutterstock

Reasons abound why home buyers would want to be bullish on Khmer property soon. Cambodia had one of the fastest-growing economies in the world in 2016, with GDP growth prospects of 6.9 percent until 2018, according to the World Bank. The country has also been tapped to be a major beneficiary of China’s “One Belt, One Road” spending program, with billions in the offing for the country’s infrastructure.

In addition to sound macroeconomic fundamentals, the country has enjoyed unrivaled freehold foreign ownership laws since 2010. It has also taken advantage of its least-developed country (LDC) status to get zero-tariff access to Europe and other highly developed markets.

Some of the region’s best property investment yields have diversified from Phnom Penh to as far as Sihanoukville down south. A comprehensive range of properties, for purposes ranging from retirement to investment, await home buyers of all budgets and purchasing sensibilities in Cambodia.

These and other topics will be discussed at the Cambodia Real Estate Show on 5 and 6 May at the NagaWorld hotel and casino in Phnom Penh.

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Organised by Realestate.com.kh, the most visited real estate portal in Cambodia, the show will exhibit some of the country’s most valuable and value-for-money real estate offerings to investors and property seekers from around the world. Over 30 local and international developers are expected to be in attendance, including Creed Group, HLH Group/Camhomes, and Graticity Real Estate Development (GRED).

Insurance companies, tax consultants, law firms, credit institutions, and banks will be participating to provide real estate consultancy and guidance to novice property seekers. Additionally, high-level thought leaders and real estate analysts will give participants a thorough understanding of the investment atmosphere in Cambodia, including its current legal climate for foreign ownership.

Realestate.com.kh has partnered with Juwai.com, China’s number one website for Chinese buyers looking for overseas properties. Official media partners include Business Cambodia, Bizkhmer, Khmernavi, B2B, AmCham, BritCham, Cambodia Constructors Association, PropertyGuru Group, Juwai, Khmer Times and La Reine.

For sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities, please email info@realestate.com.kh or call +855 98 67 6782.

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