Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka remains a trading hub for trade in Asia, and growth has increased in the property development sector in the past few years. This rapid development has peaked the curiousity of numerous investors, however it is skeptical to see whether the investment returns are actually what they seem.
Investments in Real-estate in the country is a popular investment. More specifically, condominiums in mid and high rise developments are of interest due to the attractiveness of this particular investment. We have analyzed the risk and returns of various commercial and residential investment opportunities in Sri Lanka, and have narrowed down the best opportunities to a limited number of suitable investments.
Being a country which was affected by civil and natural disaster, many have seen Sri Lanka as a risky investment. However, with the advancement over the years, and easing of government policies for foreign investment, vast opportunities are available for local as well as multinational investors.
Specialized investment vehicles are available for foreign investors and expatriates to invest in Sri Lanka. Repatriation of funds is now as simple as requesting a transfer directly through your bank. Property fund managers have the opportunity to invest in Sri Lanka through these special investment vehicles, and earn substantial investment returns with a medium term investment horizon.
Opportunities exist to establish Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s) in Sri Lanka, as this is considered a legible investment structure in the country. More importantly, an active investment strategy in real estate remains the best strategy as the REIT may not provide full transparency into real estate transactions.
RTI is a trusted partner in the real estate and financial sector in Sri Lanka. We enact an active investment strategy into our portfolio of real estate investments. Foreign investors including property fund managers are currently being considered as investment partners in our portfolio of real estate investments.