Articles in the ‘Companies’ Category

15 countries to be removed from Portugal’s tax ‘black list’ – including Gibraltar

By • Apr 11th, 2011 • Category: Companies, Portugal, Quinta Lifestyle

The Portuguese Government has announced Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) with 15 foreign tax authorities that will see them removed from its tax Black List, Pricewaterhouse Coopers has reported.


Primelocation’s Top 20 Global Golf Resorts

By • Aug 18th, 2010 • Category: Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

Quinta Properties and Prime Location – Top 20 Golf Resorts of the World


Everyone for tennis – Jimmy Stewart Tennis Academy

By • Dec 6th, 2008 • Category: Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle, Sports

“Fun first”, declares Jim Stewart inanswer to the question: what’s the Jim Stewart Tennis Academy like? “It doesn’t matter what level you are. Whether you are four years’ old and a knocking a big foam ball over a mini-net, or you’re one of the country’s elite players, tennis should be fun”, he clarifies.


The architect & the entrepreneur – Vaughan and Wendy Davies

By • Dec 5th, 2008 • Category: Building a property, Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle

Vaughan and Wendy Davies are very much part of the local community and can often be found sipping coffee or having lunch in the heart of the resort at Quinta Shopping with work associates, friends and clients.


Vigiquinta – Quinta do Lago Security

By • Apr 1st, 2007 • Category: Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle

December 2006 was an important anniversary for Hermes Alberto; it marked his 20th year as head of security for Quinta do Lago. But try to pat him on the back, or offer him a glass of champagne in celebration of his achievement, and this modest man shrugs his shoulders in a gesture of selfdeprecation. It […]


Algarve T – more than just a taxi

By • Feb 16th, 2007 • Category: Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

Although surprises can be fun and eagerly anticipated by young and old alike, there are some areas of life where a surprise is not so welcome. Take a taxi for instance.


the Pride and the passion – Platinum Valet, Quinta do Lago

By • Mar 3rd, 2006 • Category: Companies, Golf

Ever wondered what makes the cars sparkle so brightly in Quinta do Lago? It’s rarely due to hours spent by their proud owners, who usually have far more enjoyable things to do with their time. The answer is Paulo.


Building a property in Portugal – bringing your plans to life

By • Mar 13th, 2005 • Category: Building a property, Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

Seamus O’Keefe has been in the Algarve for 15 years. Having worked on a major golf & leisure project as Project Manager and General Manger, launched his own company, Ibéria, in 1997 with partner Agostinho Mota. From spacious, purpose-build new offices on the outskirts of Almancil, Seamus talked about the role of a builder, changing trends and his company philosophy.


Jardim Vista: Landscaping Iberia

By • Mar 12th, 2005 • Category: Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

From its base in the Algarve, Jardim Vista has grown to become the leading landscaping company on the iberian peninsula


Putting your dream on paper – arqui2 architects

By • Mar 12th, 2005 • Category: Building a property, Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

Gisella Terfehr and Stewart Seaton have, as Arqudois Lda., built up an excellent reputation for designing properties which are individual and yet practical; innovative and yet respecting the traditions of the Algarve.

Having worked in the Algarve for 18 years, they have not only observed the changing face of architecture and design in this area, they have actually been working at the forefront of much of that change.