Rooftop garden and free iPad: investing in student housing
Universities are not able to provide all students with housing, private investors help to fill this gap The globalization of higher education plays into the hands of investors. Student housing…

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"Money poured from the sky": where Chinese investors buy real estate
For the past seven years, China has been demonstrating continuous growth in overseas property investment. In 2017, the volume of investments in commercial and residential properties grew by 18% and…

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Business in Athens: not a catastrophe, but an opportunity
Greece returns business confidence. In February 2018, the international rating agency Moody's raised the rating of the issuer of Greece from Caa2 to B3. The volume of foreign direct investment…

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OECD tightens banking checks for investment citizenship and residence permit participants

On November 20, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a list of countries whose investment citizenship or residency programs it considers risky. The OECD recommends that banks carefully check clients who received a passport or residence permit under these programs, in particular, documents confirming the physical presence of investors in a particular country. This applies not only to new customers, but also to owners of particularly large accounts, which hold amounts from 1 million euros. Continue reading

Rooftop garden and free iPad: investing in student housing
Universities are not able to provide all students with housing, private investors help to fill this gap The globalization of higher education plays into the hands of investors. Student housing…

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Cross-border commercial real estate transactions: how is the global market changing?
Although North America remains the largest volume of transactions in the commercial real estate market, only 15% of their number is with foreign investors. At the same time, in Europe,…

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PropTech: the digital real estate revolution
The rapidly developing digital technologies, steadily penetrating into all spheres of our life, have not bypassed the real estate market, where the term PropTech is increasingly mentioned. PropTech (from the…

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Montenegro will launch a program for obtaining citizenship for investment
On July 26, the Montenegrin authorities announced the launch of a citizenship for investment program. To get a passport, an investor must buy property on its territory and invest 100…

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