Category: Market Trends
9th February 2013
Luxury Barcelona-based real estate agency Lucas Fox has registered a doubling in demand for luxury hotel conversions and off-plan commercial projects in the first six months of 2013 as Barcelona`s international appeal continues to strengthen.
8th February 2013
Non-EU nationals looking to buy property in Spain could be granted residency from early summer
26th February 2012
Barcelona continues to add to its international business gateways, most recently by extending port trade access. Barcelona’s city positioning to ensure that it is an ideal city for international businesses to consider when establishing an office base that can act as a conduit into the rest of Europe and still connect with other global stakeholders on a regular basis.
20th February 2012
The Spanish media has today reported Government plans to grant permanent residence permits to non-EU citizens who invest in Spanish property worth over €160,000. The Government are still reviewing how exactly the changes will be implemented but it is believed that Spanish Immigration Law will be amended by the end of the year, in line with similar measures in Portugal.
20th February 2012
The Costa Brava is being promoted as an exclusive and up-market destination thanks to an initiative by 16 of the region’s most luxurious hotels.
13th February 2012
Foreign tourist figures for 2011 have shown an increase of nearly 11% on 2010, according to the Spanish Institute of Statistics. Last year, almost 10 million foreigners came to Catalunya, although the number of Spanish tourists was down.
29th November 2011
With the landslide victory of Mariano Rajoy and the center-right Partido Popular (PP) on 20 November, many are wondering what this will mean for the Spanish Housing Market 2012?
25th February 2011
Does Spanish tourism have a flow on effect to real estate Spain? The healthy tourist numbers since the start of 2011 could be indicative of a trend that gives further confidence to the Spanish property market.
18th February 2011
Encouraging a fresh perspective on Spain real estate was the goal of last week’s visit to the UK by Spanish Housing Minister, Beatriz Corredor, and Minister of Development, Jose Blanco.
17th February 2011
With the release of the Lucas Fox Market Reports this week, there is bound to be some contention as the agency’s Directors share their insights and predictions on the future for Barcelona luxury property, Costa Brava villas and Ibiza real estate for the next six months and into 2012.
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