BMI View: The economy is performing well, with a series of positive developments over 2014 and 2015.
These include governmental reforms that have reduced political tensions through the dilution of power and
development of a more transparent business environment. We be ..."
BMI View: With a steady economic growth and positive international developments, we believe the
Pakistani real estate market is set to remain stable in 2015 with slight growth opportunities for 2016. The
government remains committed in combating ongoing corruption and ..."
BMI View: Pakistan's commercial real estate sector is underdeveloped, with long-term security problems
and unstable politics having served to deter investment into the sector. Although we see this situation
continuing, at least in the short term, in the long term ther ..."
BMI View: We have updated our forecasts for Pakistan's commercial real estate sector, moving our shortterm
focus on to 2014 and 2015. Retail is the only sub-sector for which we are forecasting an increase in
rental rates in the short term.
The security situation ..."
BMI View: Our forecasts for the commercial real estate sector in Pakistan are unchanged. Long-term
upside risk is provided by the (hopefully) improving political and economic situation. However, the security
situation in the industrial city of Karachi, and indeed else ..."
BMI View: The security situation in Pakistan will continue to have an impact on the commercial real estate
sector. Continued risks including urban violence, and a significant Islamist insurgency in western Pakistan,
dwindling currency reserves and increasing materials ..."
BMI View: The commercial real estate market in Pakistan continues to be complex, with economic shocks,
increasing security risks and the danger of political instability all impacting the extent of construction,
development and foreign investment. Despite these risks, ..."
Given the historically unsettled nature of the Commercial Real Estate sector in Pakistan, our in-country
sources, in line with consensus, report that any accurate forecasts are extremely difficult in light of an
ongoing precarious security situation. This has been par ..."
The Pakistan Real Estate report examines the commercial office, retail, industrial and construction
segments throughout the country in the context of Pakistan's continuing political instability and a far from
solid economic recovery.
With a focus on the three principal cities ..."