Infographic: Sri Lanka - High Growth Market Awaiting Supply Side Response

Sri Lanka 2015 Economy Infographic

Sri Lanka's economy has emerged from civil devastation to post some of the highest growth numbers in the region recently. 

Rent for Grade A commercial space

With demand rising fast, real estate and construction have attracted significant investment captial.

Urbanization

Sri Lanka has one of the lowest urbanization rates in the world, due to well developed island wide infrastructure like electricity, high housing prices in urban areas, and low population growth.

Colombo's tourism and hotel boom

Riding a new wave of tourism arrivals, a number of international hotel brands are under constuction in Colombo, including Shangri La, Grand Hyatt, and Movenpick.

High end residential

Major construction is underway for a number of premium residential high rise apartments in Colombo, but low uptake threatens the long-term viability of this segment.