From August 10 to 13, Corferias will host the 17th edition of the Gran Salón Inmobiliario, the largest real estate fair platform in Colombia that promotes buying and selling, renting and other cross-cutting services. During the event, visitors will find a wide offer with everything they need to decide to invest in a home, office, commercial space or other project inside or outside the country, with the peace of mind to take the big step.
Andrés Martínez Umaña, executive president of the Lonja de Bogotá, as organizer of GSI, highlights that crucial topics for the sector will be addressed: “we develop an environment where investment and the purchase of properties in the region and the country is strengthened through a nourished academic offer and a commercial sample with a value for the public with a broad interest in the acquisition of real estate, real estate, among others.”
“We have designed an edition for the public to find the right property and take advantage of the opportunities that the real estate market offers. It is important to highlight that, for this year Dominican Republic will be our guest country,” points out the project manager for Corferias, Lilian Conde.
About the sector
According to the Coordenada Urbana report of the Colombian Chamber of Construction (Camacol), more than 250,000 homes are expected to be sold in Colombia in 2023. This represents an increase of 6.6% compared to 2022, which achieved the sale of 234,592 homes.
Between 2020 and 2021, 232,622 units sold were achieved, showing an increase of 27.2% compared to the period between 2016 and 2019, where 182,947 units were sold.
By 2023, 177,027 homes are expected to be of Social Interest (VIS) and 73,106 non-VIS, implying an increase of 6% and 8.1% respectively.
“The Gran Salón Inmobiliario becomes a scenario that drives the growth of the sector. In addition, it is the only space where visitors find properties for all needs and tastes,” said the fair’s project leader, Lilian Conde.
This is what the 2023 edition will be like
The fair will have the participation of more than 110 exhibitors, financial institutions, builders, real estate companies, among others, who will be there to provide advice in the search for the ideal property that meets the requirements and objectives of each buyer. The Grand Salon will offer a wide variety of new and used residential, office, hotel, commercial and industrial projects, as well as national and international industrial parks.
The XVII edition of the event will have as guest country the Dominican Republic, represented by a delegation with about 35 exhibitors with extensive experience, these range from real estate brokerage firms, to developers of real estate projects.