After years of rapid growth, Indonesia’s economy shows signs of slowing –
but investors are still being attracted to the energetic and youthful country
Step out of Jakarta airport and one of the first things that strikes you is the vast swathe of people, coming and going in all directions on frenzied, gridlocked roads.
Head to one of the other 13,000 islands in Indonesia’s archipelago, and you can find sleepy fishing villages, golden beaches and bustling tourist spots. Indonesia is a country of immense contradictions, and therein lies much of its appeal – and opportunity.
But after five years of exponential growth, is there still an appetite to invest in Indonesian real estate? Or is the window closing fast?
Looking at the growth figures, it seems as though it will take more than a GDP slowdown to knock this market off the map. Java , home to the capital of Jakarta, is a thriving business hub, and the main business district for the region. With more working-age people than ever before (the average age is 29), Indonesia could be one of the world’s five…