[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2019 @ 08:58 AM / by Philli Wong

Ankara, Turkey as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Anne Benjamin.

Falling Rents and Demand in Turkey

Rents in Turkey decreased due to lower demand, the depreciation of the lira, and the economic conditions that resulted from recent government policies and security concerns. A recent change in lease laws required that all contracts be signed and paid in Turkish lira (TRY) instead of USD or EUR.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 04, 2019 @ 02:30 AM / by Philli Wong

 Belize City, Belize as seen during our recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Philli Wong.

Availability and Outlets

Over the past decade of surveying Belize City, availability and outlets in our goods and services survey have changed very little. The same two supermarkets remain the best options in town–Brodie’s and Save U. These outlets offer a decent selection of grocery items and some imports, but an assignee may have to visit more than one shop on a shopping trip in order to get particular ingredients.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 16, 2017 @ 12:47 PM / by Philli Wong

There are official and unofficial taxis in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The unofficial ones are most commonly used by locals as they can be hailed easily.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 01, 2016 @ 12:33 PM / by Philli Wong

After two years, I’m surveying Luanda, Angola for the second time. I remember clearly how awful the traffic was during my first survey in 2014; it was one of the most traffic-congested cities that I’ve surveyed.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 25, 2016 @ 10:16 AM / by Philli Wong

Despite its proximity to the equator, Ethiopia’s high altitude (2,400m/7,800ft) maintains a moderate climate year-round, with average temperatures ranging from 7°C-25°C (45-77°F).



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