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Mar 31st, 2015

Anyone who has visited the central Algarve recently will probably agree that there is a real sense of energy and rebirth. Businesses which have run on a skeleton staff, or even closed their doors over the past few years, are now back in business. And there are a number of new shops and businesses now […]

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Apr 12th, 2015

Golden Visas – Chinese investors still the majority interested in Portugal»

Chinese investors continue to have interest in investing in Portugal. In accordance with the latests statistics available from SEF website the Chinese make up for the majority of investors at a total of 1,777 since 2012, followed by Brazil and Russia at 74 and 70 respectively. The original programme for Golden Visas were available to […]

Feb 25th, 2015

Portugal increasingly attractive for foreign investment»

As reported this week by the local newspaper,The Portugal News, Portugal is more attractive to international business investment. A recent study carried out by the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce of Portugal and its traditional competitors in eastern Europe and North Africa found Portugal winning out ‘in almost 100% of all situations’. President of the French […]

Mar 6th, 2012

Market Report February 2012»

If you are looking for the bright side of things, look no further. We have had crystal clear beautiful uninterrupted sunshine since November! Actual statistics show 1 day of rain since the beginning December. We all remember it, it was on a Sunday.

Feb 27th, 2012

38th Tour of the Algarve»

The 38th road biking tour of the Algarve finished this Sunday on the Portimão riverfront. Five stages in Castro Marim, Tavira, Faro and Vilamoura to Portimão with a total of 744 kilometers challenged the worlds best cyclist since last Wednesday. The British Sky Sports team dominated the event from start to finish. Source: Algarve Resident […]

Mar 23rd, 2015

World Travel Awards – Europe 2015»

Portugal has once again been nominated in various sectors and should pick up the equivalent to ‘Travel Oscars’ this year. The Algarve is in the Leading Beach destination, whilst several hotels such as the Conrad Algarve, Vila Vita Parc, Quinta do Lago hotel just to name a few have various nominations in many categories such […]

Jan 13th, 2015

Portugal in top 10 for retirement»

Factors such as cost of living, real estate, hospitality, quality of health services, infrastructure and the weather make Portugal one of the 10 best countries in the world to retire. “In Portugal, you can enjoy a cost of living as cheap as the more developed Latin American countries, but with all the benefits of European […]