Urban land transactions increased by 11.1% year-on-year

  According to the data from the Ministry of Infrastructure, in the third quarter, 4,656 urban land transactions were carried out, 11.1% more than in the third quarter of 2015. The transmitted surface represented 5.4 million square meters, 41.3 less than in the third quarter of 2015. The value of the land transmitted was 648.6 […]

Real estate investments in Spain will beat a record in 2016

The total volume of real estate investments will exceed 13.9 billion euros, 8% more than in 2015 and 45% more than in 2014. Real estate investment in Spain will close the year marking a new high. The data indicate that it will exceed 13.9 billion euros, 8% more than in 2015 and 45% more than […]

Investments in the office real estate market reached one billion euros in the first half of 2016

During the first half of 2016, investments in the office real estate market in Madrid and Barcelona reached 970 million euros. This indicator represents a decline of 27% compared to the same period in 2015, which was due to a decrease in the supply of assets for sale in the market. At the same time, […]

Adif and Repsol put on sale a land plot in Madrid for 27 million euros

The Spanish railway company Adif and the biggest Spanish oil and gas company Repsol announce tender for sale of a land plot in Madrid with initial price of 27 million euros. According to the companies, it is the largest unoccupied land in the heart of the capital with the possibility of fast urban development. This […]

Housing prices in new buildings of Madrid and Barcelona increased by 4%

According to the report of ST Sociedad de Tasación, over the last year the average price of housing in new buildings in Madrid and Barcelona increased by 4%. Higher prices recorded in these cities due to the lack of new buildings offerings. The report suggests that in the near future Madrid and Barcelona will be the starting point […]

Metrovacesa and Merlin announced the biggest merger on the Spanish real estate market.

Metrovacesa and Merlin will merge to create a real estate giant with total assets worth over 9,300 million euros. Santander Bank will be the largest shareholder of the new group. Santander, BBVA and Popular, major shareholders of Metrovacesa, have agreed to merge it with Merlin Properties. The result of the operation will be the creation […]

Chinese investment in European commercial real estate rises

Chinese investment into European commercial real estate reached €8.5bn last year, a 22% increase on 2014, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Despite increased domestic volatility and slowing economic growth, Chinese investors have taken a broader approach and been active in a wider range of property types and geographies, it said. Nigel Almond, head of capital […]

Positive outlook for Spanish real estate market in 2016

The Spanish economy is currently displaying stronger growth than most of its peers in Western Europe. The country has left the doldrums of its post-2008 economic misery, and its property sector has kept pace with the more general recovery. International core investors are once again turning their attention to Iberia. “Looking back, 2014 was the […]

Spain is the world’s 6th largest property investment market

Spain is the sixth largest real estate investment market in the world according the latest global report by property consultant CBRE. Spain continues to rise as a destination for investment in real estate assets, having risen from 16th place in 2013 to 11th in 2014. With investment data until June 2015, Spain ranks ahead of […]

Real estate investment in Spain breaks record

In the first nine months of 2015 investments in Spanish real estate reached 10,800 million euros representing a 57% increase over the same period in the previous year, and 600 million more than in 2014. From January to September, 15 transactions of over 100 million euros were closed. Offices and shopping centers remain the most […]