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Richard D K Turner

Real Estate Investment Falls by 61% to €1.6 Billion in the Year to March

The restrictions and the slow progress of the vaccination campaigns have led to a significant drop in real estate purchases compared to the record first quarter of 2020, according to CBRE.

Spanish Govt Sets Aside €6.82 Billion in European Funding for Housing and Urban Regeneration

Pedro Sánchez unveiled the details of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, which includes an allocation of 6.82 billion euros for hou...

Four Firms Compete for Sareb’s Neo Project Contract

LandCo, Aliseda, Servihabitat and Altamira have reached the final stage of a tender organised by Sareb to outsource the management of a large land portfolio.

Madrid to Auction 45,000 m2 of Land in the Capital’s Prime Logistics Project

Madrid City Council has decided to auction several publicly-owned plots of land in one of the city's key logistics areas.

B-Exclusives

Increased Demand for Houses in Madrid Leaves Supply at Six-Year Low

The demand for houses in Madrid following the coronavirus pandemic reduced supply by 28% in 2020, with interest concentrated on the city’s periphery. However, Moncloa-Aravaca still has the most detached properties for sale in the capital, according to Brainsre.

Where are the Highest Housing Yields in Madrid and Barcelona?

According to Brainsre, buying a property to let is currently yielding a gross profit of 4.6% in Madrid and 4.1% in Barcelona, the lowest value in the last five years.

A Snapshot of the Spanish Residential Market

Between March and December, the supply of single-family homes fell by 12%, falling twice as quickly as that for flats, due to a sharp increase in demand, according to Brainsre.

A Snapshot of the Housing Market in Barcelona

San Martín and Sants Montjuic saw the most significant declines in housing prices, though prices are still over €4,200 and €3,500 per square metre, respectively, according to Brainsre.

Top News

Brainsre.news: What Happened in April 2020?

The impact of coronavirus defined the real estate market in April, although operations were actually closed in the commercial and logistics markets and new projects were announced in Madrid and Málaga.

Hotelbeds Receives a €430M Injection from 3 Funds to Head Off the Risk of Bankruptcy

Cinven, EQT and Canada Pension Plan Investment (CPPI) have decided to contribute €430 million to the Spanish company, which they acquired in 2016.

Santander Explores How to Securitise NPLs Through Deva Capital

The entity has created the company Deva Capital as a vehicle to explore the purchase of damaged assets from financial institutions around the world, according to various financial sources consulted by the newspaper Expansión. Investment banking sources stress that Santander's subsidiary in Brazil already acquires these types of assets from the banks through its real estate servicer.

The Impact of Coronavirus on the Spanish Real Estate Market, According to the Experts

Brainsre.news interviews five experts in the sector to find out what the effects of the pandemic have been, how investment will evolve, which assets are best positioned and what will happen if there is another outbreak.