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Chinese consider Portugal the best country in Europe for investment

Jul 3rd, 2015

As reported in the Algarve Resident recently, the Chinese consider Portugal to be the best country in Europe to invest. This is not only due to the lower cost of living, the healthy lifestyle and healthcare but it also shares the same kind of culture. Such examples of investors is Fosun who recently invested in […]

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Jul 3rd, 2015

Savills Surrey and Berkshire Seminar»

Hosted by journalist and business presenter for BBC Breakfast, Steph McGovern, the Savills Surrey and Berkshire seminar took place on Tuesday 23 June at G-Live, Guildford. “House price growth in Surrey and Berkshire is set to rise by an average of 26.4% for properties priced up to £1.25 million and 25.7% for property above £2 […]

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 […]

May 24th, 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 […]

Mar 31st, 2015

Market Report»

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 […]