Diving into the dynamic landscape of real estate investment, the Proptech & SmarTech Convention ’23 brought to light the booming sector of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in Pakistan. Mr. Muhammad Ejaz, CEO of Arif Habib Dolmen REIT, a trailblazer in REIT investing and a Titanium Sponsor of the event, shared his profound insights, especially valuable for those intrigued by real estate investing for beginners.
The discussion opened up with the essentials of REITs vs. real estate, clarifying how REITs offer an accessible path to investing in real estate markets without the need to buy physical property. This is particularly appealing for beginners looking for best REITs to invest in, including those interested in Pakistan’s real estate market. Mr. Ejaz highlighted the list of REITs in Pakistan, pointing out opportunities for achieving up to 23% annual returns through strategic investments in REIT companies in Pakistan.
Emphasizing the importance of understanding how do REITs work, Mr. Ejaz’s insights served as a Beginner’s Guide to REIT, outlining not just the opportunities but also the nuances and regulatory frameworks critical to navigating this investment landscape successfully. He discussed REIT development in Pakistan, comparing it to global trends in places like the Philippines and India, where REITs investing is also gaining momentum.