BUSINESS AS USUAL (Davao's Real Estate Snapshot under Martial Law)

PRIME Philippines Research and Advisory Group • July 15, 2017

The property market in Davao in the past quarters has experienced growth. In the 23rd of May, 2017, martial law was declared in Mindanao, blanketing the province in a shadow of uncertainty. Despite this, most sectors of the property market continue to thrive. Though perception of Mindanao, Davao City included, of investors from Luzon and Visayas was generally affected, Davaoeno’s remain steadfast in Davao City and its potential.

This report details:

  • the perception and stand of investors on Mindanao as an investment area
  • a business survey on existing businesses in Davao City
  • the effects of martial law on Davao City investments
  • sectors of the property market that are generally unaffected and continue to grow, as well as the sole sector that was affected by the declaration of martial law.


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DISCLAIMER: The detailed information and data on this research paper were compiled and analyzed with the greatest amount of care for the purpose of providing insights about the Davao Property Market before and during Martial Law. PRIME PHILIPPINES RESEARCH GROUP refutes any liability for actions taken as a result of this publication. and its findings.

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