Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Germans Still Look Fondly Towards Spain’s Islands

Almost 112,000 Germans see Spain, and the islands in particular, as their favourite destination for holidays and having a second home. Of those, 25,700 have chosen to live in the Canary Islands.

Footfall in Spain’s Shopping Centres Fell by 25.2% in July

The drop of 25.2% is, in reality, the smallest year-on-year drop since the beginning of the declaration of the state of alarm. Footfall had decreased by 89% in April and by 82.5% in May.

Major Real Estate Firms Post Their Worst Semester Since Stock Market Debuts

In the first half of the year, the companies Metrovacesa, Lar España, Colonial and Aedas Homes recorded total joint losses of 134.7 million euros due to the devaluation of their assets.

Housing Rents Rise by 2.74% Y-o-Y in July, but Fall by 1.52% Since June

In July 2020, rental housing in Spain had an average cost of 975 euros/month, a fall of 1.52% m-o-m, according to the website pisos.com.
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B-Exclusives

Madrid Backs Luxury Housing to Curb the “Suburb Effect” of the Pandemic

Moncloa and Chamberí overtake the neighbourhood of Salamanca as the districts with the most expensive new build homes in the capital, whilst in Moratalaz there are no new build homes on the market.

The Supreme Court Annuls the Requirement to Notify the Treasury about the Transfer of Housing for Tourist Use

The High Court has annulled the article that regulated the obligation to inform the Treasury about the transfer of housing for tourist use by applying a ruling from the European Court of Justice regarding Airbnb.

In Which Municipalities Do Britons in Spain Choose to Live?

More than 250,000 Britons reside in Spain, mainly in towns along the Mediterranean Coast where, in some cases, they outnumber the Spanish population.

A Dozen Property Developers Lead the Construction of Luxury New Homes on the Costa del Sol

High profile property developers, such as Aedas and ASG Homes, are sharing a leading role with local companies in an area where homes can cost more than one million euros.

Top News

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.

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.

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.

Population Density is Not an Enemy in the Fight Against Coronavirus: Here is the Evidence from China and Spain

In regions such as Soria, Segovia, La Rioja and Albacete, the number of people infected by coronavirus per 100,000 inhabitants exceeds one thousand, which is higher than the rates in other areas where the population density is higher such as Madrid and Valencia.

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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.