Turnkey, buy-to-let properties that earn you rental income from day one of your investment. With tenants already in place and a professional property management team looking after your asset and interests, this is truly the ultimate arm-chair investment. There is also an exceptional two-year rental guarantee offered on many units.
All properties have been purchased by BRIC Group and fully renovated to be entirely rent ready. Our portfolio includes condos in gated communities, townhouses and single-family homes. The majority of properties are in resort communities that typically offer a range of onsite amenities and facilities to residents. Such facilities may include:
Florida is the third largest state in the USA with a population of 20.2 million. The state has long been a key destination for investors and tourists alike. A number of Fortune 500 companies choose to locate in Florida from a variety of industries including space and aviation, communications, technology, the film industry and pharmaceuticals.
As one of the world’s leading tourist destinations, Florida is home to a variety of major tourist attractions and natural sceneries such as the Florida Keys, South Beach, Key West, Walt Disney World, Kennedy Space Centre, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Universal Orlando Resort and the Everglades. The state has seen 6 consecutive record years for tourism. 2015’s record of 106 million was an increase of 8.2% on 2014. 2016 reached a new record registering 112.8 million visitors, up 5.9% on 2015.
Orlando, located in central Florida, is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities and a major worldwide tourist destination. Ranking as the most popular holiday destination in the US, Orlando is renowned globally for its superb theme parks that include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Sea World Orlando and Legoland Florida. Visitor numbers in 2015 reached a record 66 million, up 5.42% on 2014 (latest full year figures available). Orlando is also one of the busiest American cities for conferences and conventions, and has the second largest university campus (in terms of enrolment) in the United States. Demand is strong for properties that are within a short drive to Orlando city centre, major employment centres, schools, hospitals and key tourist destinations and theme parks. Popular areas tend to be along the I-4 corridor where there is easy access to main roads and public transport.
Situated on the west coast of Florida, Tampa Bay is the third most populous metro area in the state. Offering picturesque sceneries and 361 days of sunshine per year, Tampa is home to some of the top beaches in the world comprising 1,260 miles of coastline and 825 miles of beach. The area’s economy is one of the most buoyant in Florida and job creation is one of the highest in the country. Tampa’s economy is founded on diverse industries that includes tourism, agriculture, construction, finance, health care, technology and the Port of Tampa. Areas within a short drive to Tampa city are in high demand as well as those close to Tampa’s stunning beaches, key employment centres, schools and hospitals. Popular areas that offer easy access to main roads and public transport are along the I-4 and I-75.
Jacksonville is the largest city by population and area in the state of Florida. Home to 850,000 residents, it is situated in Northeast Florida on the St Johns River and known for its beaches and waterways. It is also home to the largest urban park system in the US. Jacksonville is a popular location for corporate expansions and relocations due to its convenient location, mild climate, reasonable cost of living, high quality of life and business-friendly government. Employment creation in the city is among one of the highest rates in the country. Demand is strong in areas within a short commuting distance to the city centre, employment centres, schools and hospitals, as well as key tourist attractions and beaches. Locations along the I-95 have easy access to key road networks and public transport.
Florida is one of the fastest growing states in the US registering 3.2% GDP growth in 2016. Growth is estimated to be 3.8% in 2017 and 3.9% in 2018, according to the Florida & Metro Forecast. Florida is one of the five best states in the US for job creation, according to Forbes. Florida now creates 10.6% of all new jobs in the US and more importantly, in the high-skill, high-salary STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) sector. New employment rose by 3.2% in 2016 with Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville as stand-out hotspots for job creation.
Solid economic growth coupled with strong job creation has led to unprecedented demand for property, both to buy and to rent. In December 2017, Florida’s property market registered the 61st consecutive month of house price rises, with single family homes up 12.2% in value and townhouse-condo properties up 6.7% year-on-year.
In September 2016, a survey carried out by GoBankingRates identified several locations across Florida as the best places to buy investment property. Orlando was ranked as the best place to buy investment property in the US. This premium position is based on the city’s strong population growth and job creation, coupled with rising property prices. Tampa was ranked as the second best place (after Orlando) and Jacksonville as the 13th best place to buy investment property.
Florida metros also ranked in the top four positions of the Top Single-Family Housing Markets Report for Fall 2016 placing Tampa and Orlando amongst the top 4 positions. At the end of 2016, Forbes Best-Buy Cities: Where to Invest in Housing gave Florida metros four of the top ten positions for best investment potential in 2017. Jacksonville and Orlando took second and third places respectively. Forbes forecasts house price growth of 30% in Jacksonville and 28% in Orlando by 2020.
20.2 million population Overtook New York in 2015
Estimated 1,000 people move to Florida every day
GDP growth estimate 3.2% 2016 | 3.8% 201
1.25 million new jobs in Florida17.1% growth since 2011
112.8 million visitors in 20166th record year in a row
4 out of top 7 Florida metroareas Jacksonville 2nd / Orlando 3rd
THE best place to buy Investment property in US
2nd best for investment And single-family homes
Forecast 30% price growth By 2020, according to Forbes