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News from Portugal

Welcome to Colliers International News Centre. Here you will find the latest news and information.

In Portugal, 2012 is being an eventful year, although rarely for good reasons. At Colliers International we keep trying to accelerate the success of our clients regardless of the bends inherent to the crisis.

Latest Property News

  • Colliers International opens new office in Israel

    Colliers International has teamed up with New Target, one of Israel’s leading commercial real estate consulting firms, to establish an office in Tel Aviv. New Target will become a fully integrated part of Colliers and will rebrand to Colliers International.

  • New Lease Law

    The new Lease Law has just been published. This legal document is expected to radically change lease agreements in Portugal. Colliers International is happy to present a detailed guide of the new Lease Law.

  • Colliers International wins 2012-13 African Property Award

    Colliers International has just won the Best Consultancy Award in the 2012-13 African Property Awards. Joaquim Chambel and Nuno Serrenho attended the Award Ceremony, held this weekend in Dubai, on behalf of Colliers. This year, Colliers had already won several of the International Property Awards in Europe and Asia. Colliers work in Africa is now rewarded with a well deserved award.

  • Residential Market Crossroad

    Colliers International has just released the most recent Residential Market Report. All the positive variables have been decreasing and the negative ones have been on the rise. But we found some reason for optimism, identifying areas where supply has stayed stagnant, and an increasing demand remains unfulfilled mainly because of the economic environment.

  • Colliers International has released its new site app

    Colliers International has released its new EMEA app at Expo Real. The new Colliers App, believed to be the first of its kind, enables users to view and compare current market indicators for the office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors for over 60 markets throughout the EMEA region and is available for download on smartphones and mobile devices.

  • New Property Tax

    The Government will pass an extra tax for houses with a value above 1 million euros. The owners of such houses will have to pay an extra 1% in property tax, from 2013.

  • Colliers International was instructed by MillenniumBCP to value one of the largest hotels in Madrid

    Colliers International was instructed by MillenniumBCP to value one of the largest hotels in Madrid. The hotel is centrally located and has over 200 rooms. The instruction follows several other recent hotel instructions received by Colliers.

  • Colliers International was appointed by BANIF as one of its property appraisers

    Colliers International was appointed by BANIF as a preferred property appraiser. BANIF is one of the largest private banks in Portugal, and one of the PSI20 companies. Colliers International had already been working with the property real estate fund management branch of BANIF.

  • Positive Reviews for Lisbon's hotels

    The guests’ reviews for Lisbon hotels was quite positive, with 69% of positive responses. Location, cleanliness and services offered by hotels rank among the best in Europe.

  • No crise in Porto's Hotel Market

    Colliers International has just released the most recent Hotel Market Report. This time Porto's was the cover and its 2011 performance was analysed thoroughly.

Head of Research

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Mr. Gonçalo Casaca Director, EDP Imobiliária e Participações
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