Trends are leading to a significant number of people choosing to work from home as organisations find ways to optimise productivity while keeping its employees safe from the raging pandemic. However experts predict the situation is likely to continue even after the a vaccine is made available, company’s will find the effects of working from home giving their employees a right balance mix of work and lifestyle. The workcation phenomena, a holy grail for the job market is about to become permanent, and there are already large scale investments being made in this space.
Selo Group a luxury resort property company is working on a range of development in Lombok, Indonesia that will be bringing the combination of working from home and at the same time enjoying the abode that is most often regarded as a refuge from the harsh office environment. According to the group, its land and villa developments are increasingly in high demand since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic as rising numbers of savvy investors are seeking vacation homes where they can maintain a healthy lifestyle while remaining plugged into work and school.
According to the Knight Frank Global Buyer Survey 2020, over 26 percent of respondents said they were more likely to buy a second home as a result of the pandemic, presumably to enhance their lifestyle and to use as a retreat in the event of future outbreaks. Home offices and outdoor space are a growing priority along with privacy. Pent up demand is also apparent, as 51 percent of respondents say they plan to travel within three months of borders reopening.
“In 2020, 88 percent of employees have experienced the benefits of working from home and several companies have transitioned their office format to remote-work permanently,” said Andrew Corkery, CEO of Selo Group. “Now is a prime time to invest in not only a vacation home, but rather, a new lifestyle for work, home and leisure. With our portfolio of luxury products and land parcels, we are providing buyers with a lifestyle investment that is beneficial to their wellbeing and will generate memories to cherish for years to come.”
For those seeking consider this sort of investment, can opt for these properties that includes tranquil, private outdoor areas that allows its occupants to connect to nature as the projects are located in areas with less crowds. Selo Group affords a range of luxury villas from its Selong Selo Resort & Residences located on the scenic coast of South Lombok, a 25-minute drive from the Lombok International Airport. There are more than 50 luxury villas with one to seven bedrooms, a full-service spa, club house, Aura Bar & Lounge, a kids’ club, and beach club access. Pricing begins at USD $248,000. (RM1million)
If ready built villa’s is not your taste the developer also offers land parcels, the ocean-facing land parcels are located just 900 meters from the sapphire-blue water of Serengan Bay and its secluded surf breaks, offering residents stunning views over local farmland and pristine, white sandy beaches. The area is ideal for villa development, with essential infrastructure such as roads, power, water and site security supplied. The lots range in size from 698 to 1,510 square meters starting at USD $44,000.
Most recently, Selo Group announced the launch of its pre-crafted designer villas that provide an opportunity for sustainable and cost-effective real estate anywhere in Indonesia. The pre-crafted villas combine effortless luxury with the natural beauty of Indonesia’s surroundings, with pricing starting at USD $89,000.