Jun 26, 2015
A little over a year since Nanjing-based Jiangsu GRPO International Business purchased five-star Hotel Valparaiso in Palma, Chinese businessmen and dignitaries have been back to the Island to discuss further investment.
Jun 23, 2015
APEAM, the Commission for Yacht Charter, has recently reported that more than 1,000 vessels are operating illegally in the Balearics. 25-year-established easyboats believes the practice damages legitimate business and puts clients' safety at risk.
May 25, 2015
Having exited a six-year downturn, Spain is going through a particularly purple patch and is on course to become the largest economy in the eurozone – overtaking the UK and the US. Its property market is mirroring this optimistic outlook.
May 08, 2015
Last month saw the launch of Weather4Marine, a division of new private weather consultancy MeteoGib. Based in Gibraltar, an area known for its changeable climate and lively winds, the Company aims to enhance safety at sea.
Apr 06, 2015
Marina Bay at Ocean Village has a month-long wait while Gibraltar’s Development & Planning Commission makes a decision on its proposed superyacht berths and short-stay & rental apartments.
Mar 27, 2015
With property sales up 29.2% in 2014 the Balearics are already enjoying a purple patch. However with new legislation to relax the requirements for a ‘Golden Visa’ and dramatic interest and exchange rate trends, 2015 is set to go down in history.
Mar 27, 2015
Having finalised an interior re-design for her Marbella villa, client Daisy Willems entrusted Ambience Home Design with a blank-canvas new build in Belgium. Both client and design team are delighted with the results.
Mar 24, 2015
“The crisis is over and the Spanish yacht charter market is back.” These are the words of Lorenzo Vila, Director of 25-year-established easyboats, the first motoryacht charter company in Mallorca.
Mar 10, 2015
Previously, the RYA could only issue an ICC to British nationals and residents, and to countries with special permission such as the Netherlands. However, since 30 December 2014 the organisation can now assign the Certificate to Spain.
Feb 23, 2015
It’s now well over a year since all charter yachts operating Spain could claim exemption from the infamous matriculation tax, ample time to see if the new legislation works. Palma-based Network Marine Consultants is happy to say it does.