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Six cities you are not investing in yet but should be

Risky markets are not for everyone. But for the brave investor, they can deliver lucrative returns


Africa: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

At a glance: Francophone West Africa is rising, and Ivory Coast’s economic capital Abijan is flambé with its first mega project under construction, according to EMC Real Estate director James Whitmee.

Why invest? Ivory Coast is not suffering from the falling oil price, currency devaluation – as it pegged to the euro – and oversupply plaguing much of Africa.

Key numbers: Following a decade of no office rental growth, rents have jumped by around 50% but…

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