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Africa is Rising,

Ghana is a
Resourceful Nation

Presented By
Vicky Sampah- MBA, MSRE, GRI, ABR
e-PRO
Founder - Ghana Re...
Outlook by the experts
“We are excited and very positive about Africa. We are
optimists, but we are realistic optimists – ...
The ‘GREEN’ Africa
An extraordinarily diverse continent of 53
Nations
“We are excited and very positive about Africa. We a...
The ‘GREEN’ Africa
The World's Next Gold Standard Will
Come Through China And Africa….
Forbes, 11/01/2013 @ 10:49AM

By Vi...
Ghana and Neighbors

By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR,
GRI, e-PRO
Ghana Real Estate
Professionals Association - GREPA

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Ghana
• Called the GOLD COAST
• The first country in sub-saharan
Africa to gain independence –
1957
• The discovery of oil...
The Ghanaian

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one. Item one can be text, a
picture, graph, table, etc. This is a
place hol...
Ghana - Highlights

LOCATION : On the
Gulf of Guinea and
the Atlantic Ocean in
the Africa Frontier of
Sub-Saharan Africa

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Some US Companies in
Ghana
Newmont Mining
Nuevo Petroleum
ACS
CMS Energy
Coca Cola
S.C. Johnson
Ralston Purina
Star-Kist
A...
US Companies in Ghana

Ghana and the United States
are signatories to twenty
agreements and treaties
covering such matters...
FOCUS ON AFRICA
Investors who placed their faith in African equity markets over the last
year would have earned an average...
PERFORMANCES OF THE VARIOUS
INVESTMENT SECTORS OVER THE
PAST YEAR
Healthcare (57%) was the top performing sector in Africa...
Properties in Ghana and Africa
Properties in Africa does not come cheap
Fact

Investment yields in excess of those on offe...
Property Values in Ghana

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one. Item one can be text, a
picture, graph, table, etc. This is...
Forward
Ghana is a
representation of
the future of
Africa Seize the
opportunity
today and join
us in Ghana by
investing in...
Building Partnerships

• Ghana Real Estate Institute
• MLS System
• Partnership with major Real
Estate Companies to Foster...
Source
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Forbes
Reuters
World Bank
Fin24
AllAfrica
Sanlam Financial
American Chamber of Commerce
US Embas...
Vicky Sampah - MBA, MSRE, REALTOR® GRI,
ABR, e-PRO
CEO of ABRI Properties, GHANA
FOUNDER/ PRESIDENT
Ghana Real Estate Prof...
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NAR GLOBAL ALLIANCES GHANA PRESENTATION

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Africa is Rising! A presentation made for Ghana and the rest of Africa at the NAR Global Business meeting at the 2013 NAR Conference.

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NAR GLOBAL ALLIANCES GHANA PRESENTATION

  1. 1. Africa is Rising,  Ghana is a Resourceful Nation Presented By Vicky Sampah- MBA, MSRE, GRI, ABR e-PRO Founder - Ghana Real Estate Professional Association – GREPA CEO - ABRI Properties Ghana
  2. 2. Outlook by the experts “We are excited and very positive about Africa. We are optimists, but we are realistic optimists – our perspective is deliberately a glass half full rather than half empty one. This is mainly because we believe that it takes a positive mindset to succeed in Africa. If you set out expecting difficulty and risk, you will find it. However, ours is not a point of view informed by anecdotes and wishful thinking – the numbers speak for themselves.” Ajen Sita, CEO, Ernst & Young Africa By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 2
  3. 3. The ‘GREEN’ Africa An extraordinarily diverse continent of 53 Nations “We are excited and very positive about Africa. We are From Hopelessness to Hopefulness optimists, but we are realistic optimists – our perspective is deliberately a glass half full rather than half empty one. This is mainly because we believe that it takes a positive mindset to succeed in Africa. If you set out expecting difficulty and risk, you will fi nd it. However, ours is not a point of view informed by anecdotes and wishful thinking – the numbers speak for themselves.” Ajen Sita, CEO, Ernst & Young Africa By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 3
  4. 4. The ‘GREEN’ Africa The World's Next Gold Standard Will Come Through China And Africa…. Forbes, 11/01/2013 @ 10:49AM By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 4
  5. 5. Ghana and Neighbors By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 5
  6. 6. Ghana • Called the GOLD COAST • The first country in sub-saharan Africa to gain independence – 1957 • The discovery of oil – the Jubilee field. Systematic and sustained efforts leads to the discovery of oil in 2007 • Valve opened to commence production from the Jubilee Oil Field in December 2010 • New found oil in Ghana is going to be a Bonanza’ Chris Jackson, World Bank • Population is growing and expectation of the international community will also grow • Strong Economic growth – 13.5% IMF , 2011 reflecting the start of the oil and an indication of a robust performance of the non oil sector • Ghana is no more a low income country. Ghana has moved into a middle income country By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 6
  7. 7. The Ghanaian This is a place holder for item one. Item one can be text, a picture, graph, table, etc. This is a place holder for item one. Item one can be text, a picture, graph, table, etc. Qualities • • • • • • • • Ingenious people Creative and innovative Brilliant people Hospitable people Friendly people Peaceful people Great sense of humor Combination of these qualities makes Ghanaians unique By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 7
  8. 8. Ghana - Highlights LOCATION : On the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in the Africa Frontier of Sub-Saharan Africa POPULATION:25m people in 10 regions CLIMATE: Tropical averaging a low of 20Cdegrees (69F) to 26C Degrees (79F) with the capital Accra averaging 30C (86F) By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA LANGUAGE: 9 dialectes with English as official language 8
  9. 9. Some US Companies in Ghana Newmont Mining Nuevo Petroleum ACS CMS Energy Coca Cola S.C. Johnson Ralston Purina Star-Kist A.H. Robins Sterling By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 9
  10. 10. US Companies in Ghana Ghana and the United States are signatories to twenty agreements and treaties covering such matters as agricultural commodities, aviation, defense, economic and technical cooperation, education, extradition, postal matters, telecommunications, and treaty obligations. Inroads GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE) signed an MOU with the government of Ghana in June focused on trying to develop what we call a "power park" to produce 1000 MW over the next five years- Jay Ireland, GE Africa For GE, Africa's Infrastructural Needs Represent Business Opportunity - Jay Ireland Power Sector is Ready for 'Stampede' of Investment - General Electric The discovery of major oil reserves in deep water in the Gulf of Guinea has led numerous international petroleum exploration firms to enter the Ghanaian market, and many other firms involved in oil and gas auxiliary services have expressed interest in starting operations in the country. By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 10
  11. 11. FOCUS ON AFRICA Investors who placed their faith in African equity markets over the last year would have earned an average 19.7% return in local currency terms, according to Thomson Reuters Data African equity market returns have outperformed those of other emerging market regions between October 2012 and October 2013, boosting the investment allure of the continent. African equity markets outperformed the likes of Latin America (4.2%), emerging Europe (5.7%) and emerging Asia Pacific (9.3%). These impressive returns were led by Ghana (115%), Kenya (58.2%), Cote d’Ivoire (46.5%), Nigeria (38.7%), Uganda (31.7%) and Zambia (30.8%), while the world global average was at 19.4%. By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 11
  12. 12. PERFORMANCES OF THE VARIOUS INVESTMENT SECTORS OVER THE PAST YEAR Healthcare (57%) was the top performing sector in Africa over the last twelve months followed by consumer cyclicals (38.2%), technology (34%), utilities (27.2%) and telecommunication services (25%). The worst performing sectors in Africa over the last year were energy (-0.2%) and basic materials (6.1%). By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 12
  13. 13. Properties in Ghana and Africa Properties in Africa does not come cheap Fact Investment yields in excess of those on offer in the developed world Fact Property investments deliver double digit dollar returns Fact Growing populations and rapid urbanization combined with improved per capita income has ignited a property boom Fact Demand for quality office space by large multinationals chasing oil, gas and other opportunities in the continent Fact Demand for CLASS ‘A’ and GREEN building are high By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 13
  14. 14. Property Values in Ghana This is a place holder for item one. Item one can be text, a picture, graph, table, etc. This is a place holder for item one. Item one can be text, a picture, graph, table, etc. Keep going up • • • • The personal income level of Ghanaians has risen enough recently that the country’s socioeconomic status has been upgraded from low-income to lower middle-income. The demand for existing homes is high; but the supply is low. The 2000 Population and Housing Census estimates 2.3 million new homes will be built by 2025 to keep Rapid urbanization of metropolises such as Accra, Tema and Kumasi are driving housing prices up in those areas, yet increases in credit are enabling Ghanaians to keep up with the purchase prices.up with the demand. By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 14
  15. 15. Forward Ghana is a representation of the future of Africa Seize the opportunity today and join us in Ghana by investing in Real Estate. By Vicky Sampah, MBA, MSRE, ABR, GRI, e-PRO Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association - GREPA 15
  16. 16. Building Partnerships • Ghana Real Estate Institute • MLS System • Partnership with major Real Estate Companies to Foster best practices in Ghana
  17. 17. Source • • • • • • • • • Forbes Reuters World Bank Fin24 AllAfrica Sanlam Financial American Chamber of Commerce US Embassy in Ghana GIPC – Ghana Investment Promotion Center • Africa by numbers – Ernst & Young
  18. 18. Vicky Sampah - MBA, MSRE, REALTOR® GRI, ABR, e-PRO CEO of ABRI Properties, GHANA FOUNDER/ PRESIDENT Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association (GREPA) The ABRI Foundation Contacts US: +1815.733.5511 Fax: +1866.886.8432 GHANA: +233.26.957.4186 GHANA: +233.26.957.4186 Fax: +233.302-52-1805 Email: info@abriproperties.com info@repagh.org

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