Israel J. Ruiz
According studies done by TINSA Peru, the local subsidiary of a Spanish real estate consulting firm, there were 425 private housing projects for sale in Lima in the second semester of 2008.
Reports revealed there were less housing projects for sale in the second semester of 2008 than the first semester, when there were 493.
Of the 425 projects for sale in the second semester, it was found that sixty were new ones. They entered the market between April and June 2008.
The other 365 have been on the Peruvian market since this year’s first semester. 86 new projects were put on sale between January and March 2008.
The Limean districts with the most private housing projects on the market are Surco (82), Miraflores (80), Magdalena del Mar (44), San Borja (39) y Jesús María (25).
These are followed by San Isidro (25), San Miguel (23), Surquillo (18), Pueblo Libre (15) and Chorrillos (14).
The districts with the most new projects are Surco (16), Miraflores (8), and Magdalena, San Borja and San Miguel (each of which has six new projects).