Spain at EXPO REAL

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What trends and developments characterize the Spanish property market, the Catalan area with its hotspot Barcelona or other Spanish regions? What other topics are influencing the Spanish real estate sector? Visit the trade fair and learn about innovations and trends on the Spanish property market and get in touch with the top players!

Barcelona Catalonia – great options for investors

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The Catalan economy maintained strong growth during the first quarter of the year and consolidated a year-on-year rise of 3.4%, according to data published by Idescat . Catalonia grew four tenths more than Spain and one more than the whole of the European Union. Catalan exports between January and April meanwhile, reached 24,194 million euros, a figure that represents 4.5% more than the same period last year and the best figure ever, according to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.

The Real Estate Market in Spain: Ambitious and trend-setting projects

Some of the key projects on display at Expo Real 2018 were included the Llobregat Delta, an ideal industrial destination of the future, or the exciting 22@ Barcelona tech district which is driving momentum.

This project, 22@ Barcelona, started as a government initiative for the complete reconstruction of the historic industrial district of “Poble Nou” to create a business center driven by technology and knowledge. Today there are universities, research and education centers, startups as well as highly modern technology companies in the 22@ district.

The idea behind it: connecting international as well as local communities by creating physical as well as social networks and facilitating cooperation and establishing a sustainable business ecosystem. A model that now often has been copied around the world.

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Murcia region new at EXPO REAL 2018 – an evolving property market in Spain

2018 were new player will be presented at EXPO REAL for the first time – Invest in Murcia.

The Region of Murcia, situated on the Mediterranean Coast is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe and a unique business location. In fact, the two largest investments ever made in Spain are here. Murcia’s role in both Spain and Europe has increased greatly thanks to its fast track law which reduces red tape policies in half. This success policy is attracting companies which initiate investment and stable growth. This one province autonomous community provide the ideal living and working conditions in Spain. On a separate note, the Region of Murcia offers the highest subsidies and grants available in all of Spain as well as 7 universities within 150 km and complete government support.

EXPO REAL offers you a unique opportunity find out more about this prospering region and meet potential business partners!

More information about the region of Murcia can be found on the website

Sareb – a player to talk to

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The Management Company for Assets Arising from the Banking Sector Reorganisation (Sareb) is a private institution that was created at the end of 2012 in order to manage and sell – before 2027 – the real estate assets transferred to it from the banking institutions that received financial aid.

Sareb was created with a portfolio of loans and properties valued at €50,781 million. In order to acquire these assets, the company issued debt guaranteed by the Spanish State.

In its first five years, Sareb has reduced its portfolio by almost 27% and paid off 25.4% of its debt, equating to more than €12,800 million. Most of Sareb’s capital is in the hands of private institutions, although its majority shareholder is the Spanish State, by way of the FROB (Fund for Orderly Bank Restructuring). Its core commitment is to sell the assets that were transferred to it and cancel the debt issued, to ensure that its activity does not pose an additional cost to the taxpayer.

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