Posts Tagged ‘Madrid’

Madrid climbs Europe’s financial table

Madrid climbs Europe’s financial table

Madrid has been named as the fifth most attractive European city in which to invest in the annual rankings of Price Waterhouse Cooper. This has seen the city climb four places in the table from last year thanks to good economic expectations and the potential for rent increases. For the third consecutive year, Berlin has topped the table, with Copenhagen, Frankfurt and Munich occupying next three places. Other cities named…

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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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One Belt One Health

One Belt One Health

In a 300 million Euro investment, Alcorcón in Madrid has been selected by the Chinese government for the site of a large health complex from where it can spread the qualities of traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy to Europe. Known as the International Health Center, it will be the first installation to combine Western medicine with traditional Chinese medicine and it is expected that there will be five other centers…

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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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Entrepreneurs in the Madrid shop window

Entrepreneurs in the Madrid shop window

Early October saw the third edition of the three day long South Summit in Madrid. The leading southern European conference of its kind, it attracts the most promising startups in the Mediterranean and Latin America. They were able to present themselves to leading international investors and corporations who were seeking to invest in the innovation of young companies. The inaugural year of the Summit was 2012 and was the brainchild…

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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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Investment in Spanish hotels surges

Investment in Spanish hotels surges

Foreign investors have been aggressively investing in Spain’s hotel sector, keen to cash in on the positive trend in two key industries: real estate and tourism. Property investment is continuing the recovery begun in early 2014 and is on track to beat its pre-crisis peak. And it’s not just the residential sector that investors are targeting, but also commercial real estate in the big cities like Madrid and Barcelona, as now affordable assets go on the block.

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Deutsche Bank: Property in Spain to outperform

Deutsche Bank: Property in Spain to outperform

Spain’s real estate market will be one of the most active and buoyant in Europe in the next five years and a top bet for foreign investors looking for the best yields, according to Deutsche Bank. “Spain is expected to be one of the best performing European markets,” the German bank’s Asset and Wealth Management division said in a report published last month.

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Fujitsu Invests in Madrid Data Laboratory

Fujitsu Invests in Madrid Data Laboratory

Fujitsu recently inaugurated a data laboratory in Spain, a move which clearly indicates the multinational’s confidence in the country’s innovation capabilities. With an initial investment of some 5 million euros, the Madrid-based data centre will support business agility for Fujitsu’s customers world-wide. Apart from its Fujitsu Laboratories subsidiary in London, the company has data labs in Japan, China and the US.

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Spanish Property Prices Continue to Rise

Spanish Property Prices Continue to Rise

Spain’s property market is continuing the recovery started mid-2014, as the uptick in prices consolidates and foreign buyers return to the scene. Resales seem to be the flavour of the month, according to data from the Property Registrar’s Association for the first quarter of 2015. Prices rose 2.65 percent in January-March from a year earlier, with residential home sales increasing 9.05 percent to 90,534 transactions.

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