09 Sep
2019

US investment in Portugal skyrockets 109%

US investment in Portugal has soared this year to 231 transactions — including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity and asset acquisitions

09 Sep
2019

BBVA Seguros up for sale

The majority share in the Spanish insurance giant BBVA Seguros which has a strong footprint in Portugal is up for sale.

08 Sep
2019

Portugal is one of the euro countries where house prices have risen most in the last decade

Housing prices in Portugal continue to rise, and now the country is seventh highest in the Eurozone in terms of increase in housing prices since 2010

06 Sep
2019

Portugal attracts record 24 million tourists in 2019

In the first half of the current year, Portugal managed to beat all past records for tourist numbers, according to the latest statistics issued by the Portuguese tourist board

06 Sep
2019

Tourism in Portugal continues to grow

Portugal continues to be a top choice for travellers as results from the central and southern regions of the country point to continued growth, especially among domestic tourists.

06 Sep
2019

The Portugal Golden Visa’s €350,000 Venture Capital Fund Option – An Alternative to Heated Property Markets

The Global Peace Index – published by the Institute for Economics and Peace – ranked Portugal the third most peaceful country in the world in 2019.

06 Sep
2019

Rents continue to rise in Portugal

Rent on properties in Portugal is set to rise by a further 0.51 percent in 2020, following four years of consecutive increases.

05 Sep
2019

SELINA invest €2 million in Vila Nova de Milfontes

Grupo Selina has opened its latest hotel project, the Selina Milfontes in Vila Nova de Milfontes.

05 Sep
2019

STEVICA to Build New Residential Development in Jardins do Lumiar

STEVICA, a Geneva-based Portuguese real estate developer, is set to build a new real estate project in Lisbon.

05 Sep
2019

Residential Property Prices Rose by 15% in One Year

Residential property prices in mainland Portugal rose by 14.8% in the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same period last year

05 Sep
2019

Turkish Investors to Build Luxury Hotel and Residences in Melides

A project, known as Umay, is under development on the Alentejo coast. The new hotel will have 28 ground floor rooms, underneath a second-floor restaurant and pool.

05 Sep
2019

7.2 million paid for Lisbon penthouse – the most expensive apartment sold in Portugal

The luxurious 14th floor apartment ‘Castilho 203’, in the centre of Lisbon, ended up being bought for 7.2 million euros after being disputed by three millionaires.

04 Sep
2019

Portugal among EU countries where house prices show biggest jump since 2010

New data has helped confirm what everybody already knows: house prices have increased significantly in Portugal in the last 10 years.

04 Sep
2019

Property sector jobs skyrocket 80% in four years

Portugal’s property sector currently employs around 50,000 people, 22,000 more than in 2015.

02 Sep
2019

Amazon Web Services invests in Lisbon

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its first physical infrastructure from its service Amazon CloudFront in Portugal.

02 Sep
2019

Portugal attracts record 24 million tourists in 2019

Portugal managed to again beat all past records for tourist numbers in the first half of 2019 according to the latest statistics issued by the Portuguese tourist board Turismo de Portugal from national statistics.

02 Sep
2019

Generali Real Estate Acquires Office Building in Lisbon’s Parque das Nações

Generali Real Estate, through its Generali Europe Income Holding Fund (GEIH), announced that it had acquired an office building in Parque das Nações, Lisbon from Deutsche Bank for an undisclosed sum.

29 Aug
2019

Growth in Confidencial Imobiliário’s Real Estate Pipeline Index Slows to 11%

According to IPI, which measures the pace of planned new residential real estate development projects, the total surface area for residential construction projects licensed in Portugal increased by 11% in the second quarter of this year.

29 Aug
2019

China’s EMGI to Invest €300 Million in Major Mixed-Use Development in Lisbon

The EMGI Group has acquired a significantly sized plot of land in Alcântara, called Encosta da Tapada, and plans to invest a total of 300 million euros in a mixed-use development.

29 Aug
2019

Portugal’s Rating Outlook Changed to Positive by Moody’s

The outlook on Portugal’s government bond rating was changed to positive by Moody’s Investors Service on a continued decline in the government’s debt burden and sustained improvements in the banking sector.