June 07, 2014 Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut: A Favorite Up-and-coming City for the Rich

CNN: Forget New York, London and Hong Kong. These 12 cities should give wealthy real estate investors the best returns over the next few years, according to Savills, Candy & Candy, and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management. Beirut

Despite its violent history, Beirut stands out as being an ideal place for adventurous real estate investors, according to a new report from Savills World Research, Candy & Candy and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.

Yes, there has been some recent spillover from the ongoing Syrian conflict. But the Mediterranean coastal city is known for its culture and nightlife, which attracts a young population, said Yolande Barnes, director at Savills World Research. It's also known as a regional financial hub.

"Real estate in the city still looks very cheap by international standards," said Barnes.

Prices for two-bedroom apartments tend to range from $180,000 to $500,000, depending on the location.

Posted on June 6th, by CNN Money


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