Industry prepares for an influx of Saudi investors

Saudi Arabia is on the brink of an unparalleled upsurge in its overseas investment activity and real estate is set to be a major beneficiary.

The ascension of Mohammed bin Salman to crown prince last year has brought about some relative domestic liberalisation and a dramatic plan for the diversification of the country’s wealth.

These two factors will likely kick-start hundreds of billions of dollars of overseas investment over the next few years.

The country’s international profile is set to be accentuated further once the giant IPO of