Rio de Janeiro offers “good” options for property investment

Rio de Janeiro has been tipped as one hotspot for property investment in Brazil by a real estate expert.

Mark Sharp, chief executive officer of the Association of International Property Professionals, explained that the Brazilian market as a whole offers opportunities for investors, but that Rio de Janeiro stands out.

He pointed to the beach side part of the city, which is popular with tourists, adding that the country's government has made a concerted effort to attract more visitors to the nation.

Mr Sharp also revealed that the property sector in Rio de Janeiro "looks set to see steady growth".