April 11, 2012 1 Comment
Investments by Koreans in London property, manly prime offices, are becoming more and more common nowadays. Over the last years, South Koreans have been searching for other parts in the world where they can invest. And lately, their interest in London property has increased due to the relatively long leases, high liquidity and a higher turnover in comparison with other types of investments.
Currently, the South Korean property market is quite saturated, in terms of investments. The market is just too small. Due to the risks, institutional investors find it unattractive to invest in upcoming property markets and that’s why they are eager to look further than Asia. In Europe, and especially London, the return of investments is attractive for large investors. Solid ROI’s around 6-7 percent is what most investors are eager to find. And London has what it takes. Read more of this post