According to Wikipedia, Asia is the largest continent on Earth. Covering 9% of the Earth’s total surface area, it is still an area that many Western cultures find fascinating and foreign. With the rise of the 21st century, it appears that the future of Asia has already come.
Asia is on track to top 50 percent of global GDP by 2040 and drive 40 percent of the world’s consumption, representing a real shift in the world’s center of gravity.— Mckinsey & Company
By 2050, China and India are expected to be the first and second wealthiest countries in the world, and with everything moving digital, growth in Asia has been evidenced by the rising force of its large e-commerce, digital payment, and technology services.
Along with its growing economy and cultural exports, 6 of the 10 most expensive cities in the world located in Asia. Therefore, it is no wonder that the real estate market will continue to rise and present opportunities in the coming years.
As the tides begin to shift and economic powerhouses emerge, we take a closer look into the driving forces of Asia, highlighting stories on property, economy, and technology. Staysia dives into the story of why Asia is becoming the leader of the modern era, and spotlights the people, places, and ways its getting there.