Avison Young opens new office in Frankfurt     Turkey to make Istanbul a ‘tourism priority’ in 2015     South Africa’s most expensive property brought to the market     Winkworth to open office in Spain     Lionstone and Hermes announce partnership    
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Avison Young opens new office in Frankfurt
Monday 1st December 2014

Rapidly growing commercial real estate firm Avison Young has confirmed that it has expanded into Germany after opening a new office in Frankfurt.   The new office represents Avison Young’s first location in continental Europe, and is its third outside of North America...

Turkey to make Istanbul a ‘tourism priority’ in 2015
Monday 1st December 2014

At November’s World Travel Market, the Turkish Culture and Information Office said promoting Istanbul as a city destination and a place to do business and exhibit are priorities for Turkey in 2015...

South Africa’s most expensive property brought to the market
Monday 1st December 2014

Enigma Mansion, valued at 25 million euros, is said to be the most expensive property to ever be put on the market in South Africa. Finished in 2011, the ‘trophy home’ has accommodated royalty and celebrities, as well being the location for commercial, film and TV shoots, including American drama series Dominion...

Winkworth to open office in Spain
Monday 17th November 2014

British franchise agency Winkworth has announced it will be opening an office in Guadalmina, near the well-known resort of Marbella in Spain.    The office will be owned and operated by Bernard Vent, who is also a Winkworth director in London...

Lionstone and Hermes announce partnership
Monday 17th November 2014

Lionstone Investments (Lionstone), a privately owned, US-based real estate investment company has partnered with Hermes Real Estate, one of the largest real estate investors in the UK, to launch a new real estate investment program, with an initial $250 million of equity commitments...

Luxury villa to be sold in Bitcoins
Monday 17th November 2014

The owner of a luxury villa in the Caesarea area on the Mediterranean Coast – which is valued at $3 million – says he want the buyer to pay in Bitcoin...

Connie Profaci Realty bring Godfather mansion to market
Monday 17th November 2014

The property used as part of the estate owned by Vito Corleone, otherwise known as The Godfather, in the Hollywood Blockbuster of the same name has been put up for sale by its owners...

Cape Verde resort highlights international investment potential
Monday 3rd November 2014

A new resort which offers opportunities for property investors and tourists alike has opened on Sal Island, Cape Verde this month.   Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa - property developer The Resort Group (TRG)’s second resort on the island - consists of 1,251 rooms and offers guests fourteen bars, six restaurants, two large swimming pools and a Yhi Spa...

Bahcesehir and Belikduzu in Istanbul becoming investor hotspots
Monday 3rd November 2014

Two neighbourhoods on Istanbul’s European side - Bahcesehir and Belikduzu - are fast becoming hotspots for Gulf investors purchasing second homes, according to Turkish property specialist Spot Blue International Property...

Economic stability fuels demand for rental properties in Bahrain
Monday 3rd November 2014

Bahrain’s current economic stability is beginning to have a direct effect on residential rents, by stabilising rates and enticing tenants to turn their focus to higher quality schemes, according to the latest report from Cluttons...

News Corp acquires Move, Inc.
Tuesday 21st October 2014

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is aiming to become a leading player in the rapidly growing US online real estate sector after acquiring Move, Inc...