Mozambique’s macro-economic environment has turned the tide and the country’s economy is entering a new period of growth and investment as savvy investors and developers position themselves to capitalise on the market’s reduced cost environment. While real estate transactions remain compressed, we believe that consistent quarterly GDP growth; proactive policy implementation; infrastructure investment and the fruition of the LNG projects will result in a more proactive deal making environment in 2019. While general elections later in 2019, do provide pause for consideration, the MozamReal Property Forum will provide a foundation for developers, investors and professionals to position themselves as the market turns towards a growth environment.
Unpacking the November 2017 ‘upbeat’ IMF assessment and why the macroeconomic environment has changed significantly over the past 12 months. With better reserves, falling inflation, stable exchange and more; the IMF predicts stable and continued growth, but what impact will elections have on the market, and what does this all mean for the real estate market? Plus, Angola Vs Mozambique comparisons: Lessons learnt, future outlook and key economic growth areas.
Unpacking some of the largest infrastructure projects taking place and what it means for the property sector in the short and long term. A look at the Nacala port extension; Xai Xai Airport; Maputo Port extension; the Palma Airport projects and more.
This session decodes the effects of oil and gas booms on local real estate markets with key data, metrics and learnings taken from Angola and Nigeria. Will the changing supply/demand dynamics create a new industry paradigm?
Gauging what is fair value in Mozambique has remained a complex undertaking for investors, due to an historical data deficit and a rapidly fluctuating macroeconomic environment. Key focal points for review to aid investor decision making include: Metrics, Standards, Ethics, Land Value, FX Fluctuations and Benchmarking.
The country’s re-emergence as an investment destination has been beset by macroeconomic headwinds and policy trials. What regional markets provide parallels and where is the country on the development cycle map? Key focus areas to include:
Reducing the cost and improving the ease of construction and development across the real estate ecosystem is a major driver for MozamReal. We unpack the new public and private sector framework for built-environment developments that will improve building codes, licensing and easing of permits to fast-track growth in the sector.
Unlocking the end- to-end to strategy of how Africa’s longest suspension bridge will impact Maputo and surrounds. How will the market adapt, and how can developers position themselves for future development and which sectors are ripe for investment and development in Katemba?
Enhancing and developing expertise and access to deeper pools of finance and funding in the commercial real estate sector. Key session highlights to include:
Growing in significance as a business case; the opportunity to deliver housing at scale requires private and public sector coordination to work, but first we need to define what is affordable and can the market deliver at this level?
Pressured by falling demand and the entrance of new services like AirBnB, the hospitality sector, especially the business sector has remained static. Yet the country’s measured recovery and coming gas boom points to a market that will rapidly transform. It is it now time to invest and how many keys, and where is the opportunity in the resilient leisure market?
The return of Expat demand? Greater investment and deal making in the economy is squeezing the available rentals within the mid to high end housing market – is there opportunity, land and funding to meet demand? Top focus areas to include:
Detailed presentations and discussions on Mozambique’s second largest cities.