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Investment in Spain is mainly on the gain

Investment in Spain is mainly on the gain

The fourth edition of the meeting organized by Earnest And Young and venture capital and private equity firm ASCRI on Investment Opportunities in Spain was held in London last month. During the meeting it was seen that confidence in the Spanish economy is growing with 79 per cent of Spanish managers surveyed saying they had faith that the economy would continue to improve. Every single one of them said they…

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Spain reaches a new European summit

Spain reaches a new European summit

Spain received more than thirty billion dollars of Foreign Direct Investment last year becoming one of only eight countries to surpass twenty-seven billion dollars. The full total invested in Spain during 2016 was 30,776 million dollars or 22, 281 million euros. This comes from the latest OECD report which names the other seven countries as the UK, the USA, Australia, Belgium, France, Canada and the Netherlands. The figures put Spain…

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A centre for a ‘new Madrid’

A centre for a ‘new Madrid’

Venezuelan group Sambil has opened the largest shopping centre in Spain in Leganes, Madrid. Opening at 90 per cent capacity, the space contains 130 premises, three floors and encompasses 43,000 square metres. It is the result of 59 million euros of investment and it is believed it will generate 2000 jobs, about 1500 of them directly involved with the centre. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Arnold Moreno, director general of…

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Tales of a three trillion euro market

Tales of a three trillion euro market

The data was compiled in a recent report by Clifford Chance. As a result of Brexit and elections in Spain among other factors, overall activity in Europe was cut by 11 per cent in 2016. However, once a government had been formed in Spain, the M&A market recovered to the levels of the previous year. This also included many large announced operations that will close during the first half of 2017….

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Spanish Real Estate Record broken in Xanadú deal

Spanish Real Estate Record broken in Xanadú deal

Xanadú shopping center in Madrid has been sold for a record 530 million euros to British capital fund Intu in partnership with Ivanhoe Cambridge. This is the biggest deal ever done on the Spanish real estate market. Along with the mall, the management company of the operation was also acquired. The purchase of the centre in Arroyomolinos, Madrid, is the biggest shopping center operation in the history of the Spanish…

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56,000 jobs to be created in new mega-investment

56,000 jobs to be created in new mega-investment

A huge mega leisure complex is set to generate over 56,000 jobs in the municipality of Torres de la Alameda in Madrid, close to the city’s Barajas airport. The proposed 134 hectare development known as LongResort was presented early this month and also signifies a possible 3,000 million Euro investment by north American group Cordish. It includes hotels, restaurants, offices, cinemas, a theater, a convention center and a gaming area….

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Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Chinese investment in Spain is increasing dramatically with newly released figures showing 2015 to be a watershed year as investment last year was greater than the total invested in the previous five years. In fact, 2015 more than doubled on the previous year which saw 845 million Euros come in as opposed to over 1880 million Euros last year. This massive up-swing has been on the cards for some time…

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The future’s so bright they’re gonna need shades

The future’s so bright they’re gonna need shades

Youthful sunglasses company Hawkers has announced one of the biggest investments in Europe having received €50 million. Among the significant investors are Félix Ruiz and Hugo Arévalo, founders of Madrid based company Tuenti. As a result, Arévalo is to be welcomed onto the team as executive chairman. A group of private and independent investors also got in on the investment action.  After two and a half years of going it…

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Spain one of top property investment hubs

Spain one of top property investment hubs

It’s not really surprising that Spain’s real estate market has become one of the most attractive in the world, given that property prices are still only slowly recovering from an almost 40 percent decline at the height of the crisis, and the country’s economy is now back on the path to growth. According to consultancy firm CBRE, Spain is now the sixth largest real estate investment market in the world.

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Why Now’s The Time To Invest In Spanish Real Estate

Why Now’s The Time To Invest In Spanish Real Estate

Spain’s real estate sector is emerging from the doldrums as foreign investors snap up attractively-priced apartment blocks, offices and hotels.
Not surprising, given that commercial property yields in Madrid and Barcelona have been as much as 50 percent higher than those of Paris or London in the past couple of years.

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