01 Jul
2019

New 13-Flat Development Goes Up on Rua Cardiff in Lisbon

According to an article in the Jornal de Negócios, a new development at Rua Cardiff, 28, between the streets of Intendente and Arroios in Lisbon’s Bairro da Inglaterra, will result in 13 new flats.

01 Jul
2019

Housing Prices Jump to €1,265/m2

Housing prices, as determined by financial institutions assessing housing for potential mortgage loans, have risen for 26 consecutive months.

01 Jul
2019

New Reporting Requirements for Real Estate Agencies

According to new regulations, real estate agencies in Portugal will now have to monitor their transactions to prevent and combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

01 Jul
2019

Forte da Ervilha: Historic Fort in Porto Converted into Luxury Flats

The Forte da Ervilha, a military base in Porto that played a part the Portuguese Civil War (1828-1834), has been converted into a new housing complex.

01 Jul
2019

Two new property developments in Lisbon will be the biggest real estate projects in Portugal

There are 260,000 square metres (2.8 million square feet) of new constructions in an area of approximately 20 hectares. It is on this land, in Matinha, in the parish of Marvila, Lisbon

28 Jun
2019

Minor sells Tivoli hotels to Invesco for €313 million

The Thai real estate group Minor International has sold three Lisbon hotels under the Tivoli brand to a fund managed by Invesco Real Estate for €313 million.

28 Jun
2019

Property valuations hit new record at €1,265m2

Home valuations made by banks for mortgage purposes have again reached a new all-time high.

28 Jun
2019

Portugal expects €2Bn in overseas investment

The Portuguese government says that contracts worth nearly €2Bn in direct foreign investment will be signed in the coming months.

28 Jun
2019

Housing Sales Begin to Temper Rate of Growth

While Portugal’s real estate sector continues to show positive growth, the pace of growth is slackening.

27 Jun
2019

Makro in Portugal expansion plan

Makro is to open more cash-and-carry stores in Portugal as part of a general expansion plan.

27 Jun
2019

The 10 Best Contacts for Expats in Portugal

New expats in Portugal really benefit from having a strong support network, This article discusses the key people to get in touch with to make your move easier: the ten best new friends when you move to Portugal.

26 Jun
2019

Värde Partners Acquires Torre Burgo Office Building in Porto

The U.S.-based asset management group Värde Partners acquired the Torre Burgo office building in Porto for an undisclosed sum.

26 Jun
2019

The 3 things you must know when you buy your first house

Buying a house is always something you have to think very carefully about, especially if it’s your first home and if you’re going to need a mortgage to buy it.

25 Jun
2019

DHL Express opens first own shop in Lisbon

Multinational courier and parcels service DHL has opened its first physical store in Lisbon.

25 Jun
2019

The law is changing for Portuguese real estate agents after 26th June 2019

This week, real estate agencies and other companies operating in the Portuguese real estate sector will be subject to a new regulation that comes into force on 26th June 2019.

24 Jun
2019

Portugal ranked third safest country in the world

The Minister of Internal Affairs, Eduardo Cabrita, said that Portugal has evolved “very significantly” in terms of its security and now is considered the third safest country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index.

24 Jun
2019

Mergers and acquisitions shakeup Portugal’s banking sector

Portugal’s banking sector has been shaken up in recent months by a wave of mergers and acquisitions.

24 Jun
2019

Portugal – the surprisingly savvy financial instruments market with sophisticated traders

The British financial brokers Infinox has opened an office in Lisbon for its Iberian and Latin America expansion plan.

22 Jun
2019

Gestilar Begins Sales of Miraflores Development in Oeiras

Gestilar, a Spanish property development company, began sales of its first project in Portugal, a 13-floor, 170-flat apartment building in Oeiras, Lisbon.

22 Jun
2019

Iberostar Inaugurates 5-Star Hotel in Lagos

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts officially inaugurated its latest hotel, the Iberostar Selection Lagos, the Majorcan hospitality group’s second in Portugal.