Post-Brexit 'Safe-Haven' Investments Include Airport Car Parking

29 Jun, 2016, 04:00 ET from Direct Airport Parking Investment Ltd

MANCHESTER, England, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

In the wake of last week's Brexit referendum result and its dramatic and immediate effect on the strength of the British pound, savvy investors worldwide are seeking safer investment options.

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Much of the advice being given to those who monitor the markets with a view to investing is to consider gold, government bonds and other currencies - so-called traditional 'safe-haven' investments.

Direct Airport Parking Investment, which deals in investments in car parking spaces at major UK airports, thinks that smart investors should also be paying close attention to the opportunity presented by this modern property-based investment.

The Cheshire-based business is the Master Agent for Park First, the UK's leading provider of secure long-stay car parking close to the busiest airports in the UK, including London Gatwick and Glasgow airports.

Raj Shah, Investment Consultant at Direct Airport Parking Investment, said:

"As the UK begins the process of removing itself from the EU, there's no denying that we are heading into a period of uncertainty and property prices across the nation will be affected. However, the dramatic drop in the value of Sterling makes investments within the UK a better value prospect for overseas investors.

"Finance experts believe that the UK property market remains a good long-term investment option, and investing in car parking spaces at airports brings the benefits of a UK property investment with none of the risks associated with bricks and mortar. It offers investors guaranteed, double-digit returns whilst being a low risk option in these uncertain times.

"At Direct Airport Parking Investment we are adopting a 'business as usual' attitude and strongly believe that now is a great time to invest in off-airport car parking, both for UK-based investors seeking strong returns with low risk and particularly for overseas investors."

Direct Airport Parking Investment believes that off-airport car parking offers a unique property-backed alternative investment that is ideal in highly uncertain times. Since people will continue to travel by air - with passenger numbers still predicted to increase year on year - it's a growth sector that combines guaranteed high yields during the post-Brexit period of uncertainty, with capital uplift potential throughout the period of investment.

When compared against other types of investments currently being recommended as 'safe-havens', airport car parking offers investors very attractive features and a different risk profile.


                                                                       
                                                 Risk       Flexibility    Fully      Investment
                                      Capital      to           for        Managed    in a Growth     Guaranteed
    Safe-Haven Investment   Yield     Uplift    Investor      Investor    Investment     Sector       Returns

    Airport Parking         High      Inbuilt     Low          High          Yes          Yes     Years 1-4 [(a)]
    Gold                    None     Variable    Medium       Medium          No           No           No
    Government Bonds         Low       None       Low           Low           No           No           Yes
    Other Currencies        None     Variable     High         High           No           No           No
    Cash                     Low     Variable     Low         Medium          No           No           No
    Defensive Stocks      Uncertain  Uncertain   Medium       Medium          No           No           No
    Property              Uncertain  Uncertain   Medium        Low            No       Variable         No

[(a)] Several product options are available

*Source: BBC Website Article; internal company analysis

Investors in off-airport car parking through Direct Airport Parking Investment are assured of an 8% return in each of the first two years of their investment, rising to 10% in years three and four, with returns in years five and six predicted to rise to 12% or more.

Already Direct Airport Parking Investment's current year three investors have been paid returns in excess of the predicted 10% - as high as 10.8%. It's a return that more traditional investments, such as shares and ISAs, simply cannot match.

With its unique profile, off-airport car parking offers a very attractive alternative to more traditional safe-haven investments that may be considered ideal for the uncertain times introduced by the Brexit vote.

For information about opportunities to invest in off-airport car parking at major UK airports through Direct Airport Parking Investment Limited, visit http://www.directparkinginvestment.co.uk or call +44 (0) 161 820 4956.


*BBC Article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36633474

SOURCE Direct Airport Parking Investment Ltd