28.03.2012 - Philippines: Real-estate industry showing signs of oversupply; ‘careful monitoring’ needed
The World Bank is urging the national government to “carefully monitor” the real-estate industry as the country’s real-estate market may be showing signs of oversupply, which could jack up vacancy rates and mute rental growth starting this year until 2014. In a special section in the Philippine Quarterly Update (PQU), the World Bank said that this year until 2014, an average of 470,000 sq m of new office spaces are lined up. However, only around 250,000 to 300,000 sq m are expected to be taken up and will cause higher vacancies and lower rental rate growth...............................................Full Article: Source
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