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Costa Brava or “Wild Coast”

… One of the huge attractions of the Costa Brava (or “Wild Coast” as it translates from Catalan) is its proximity to Barcelona – the capital city of Catalonia – thus making it very easy to combine a beach holiday with visits to one of the most attractive cities in Europe. It is an area of great natural beauty and the beaches are amongst the best to be found anywhere… Read more

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Guide to buying a property in Spain

Eloi attended at the presentation of this guide in Barcelona and strongly recommends its reading prior to buying a property in Spain.  It was compiled by The Association of International Property Association, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Spanish Registrars Association. 

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Financial Times’ FDI Markets: Catalonia, the fourth region in all Europe for foreign investment attraction in 2015

The Financial Times’ FDI Markets is the most comprehensive online database of crossborder greenfield investments available.

This source of information ranks Catalonia the 4th region in all Europe for foreign investment attraction in 2015.

Analysis based on FDI Markets data state that Catalonia attracted 5,224 million euros in 2015, the highest figure on record, establishing itself as the top continental western European region in terms of foreign investment attraction. With this investment volume, Catalonia climbs from the 16th position it held in 2014 to this 4th place in 2015. In fact, in 2015 Catalonia was the top western continental region in Europe in terms of foreign investment attracted, in front of places such as the Netherlands and France.


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