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Foreign investors urged to seek local partners in Ghana

Foreign investors urged to seek local partners in Ghana

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, says it is in the interest of every foreign investor to look for local Ghanaian partners who can contribute local knowledge, skills and expertise to their operations.
Investing in Africa is safe

Investing in Africa is safe

Dr Kaire Mbuende speaking at the RICS Africa Summit 2015 Dinner. The African continent is one of the safest place to undertake any sorts of investment in the production of goods and services, says Dr Kaire Mbuende, former Namibian Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Namibia to the United Nations
Entrepreneurs are the future of Ghana

Entrepreneurs are the future of Ghana

The Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Alhassan Andani, has said for Africa to develop, a good effort has to be made to identify people who are prepared to step forward and build viable enterprises to create the much needed jobs.
US Pavilion sells out at Bogota’s largest property show

US Pavilion sells out at Bogota’s largest property show

Organisers of the Gran Salon Imobiliaria, which runs in Bogota, Colombia, appointed international real estate PR and marketing specialists Orb international to host the US Pavilion within the show. Within weeks, the pavilion was completely sold out to US based exhibitors.
Spain once again number one retirement destination

Spain once again number one retirement destination

Spain has regained its place as the leading destination for Brits retiring abroad, according to retirement specialist MGM Advantage. The survey found that 1 in 6 British adults intended to retire abroad and that half would choose to retire in Europe given the option. Spain was the most popular destination with 13 per cent of […]
The Australian on a mission to root out shoddy UK student housing

The Australian on a mission to root out shoddy UK student housing

A disgruntled Australian student in London took to the web to complain about his student accommodation, but couldn’t find a suitable platform, so he launched his own website with which to do so. Hallbookers.co.uk was launched by Christian Else and works in a similar format to TripAdvisor and allows London students (only London for now) to rate and review their accommodation.
North America leads world prime property price growth

North America leads world prime property price growth

North American luxury property prices in key cities rose 14.5% in a year, according to Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index. This represents an increase in values more than twice as high as the second best performing region, the Middle East.
Istanbul enjoying luxury development boom

Istanbul enjoying luxury development boom

Investors flock from Europe and the Middle East to enjoy luxury projects offered by the bridge between Europe and Asia. Within the 2,000 square mile city of Istanbul, high-rise luxury developments are beginning to accompany the more traditional landmarks of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, which have dominated for centuries, as the city competes […]
Peter de Savary tips Grenada

Peter de Savary tips Grenada

Leading British real estate investor and yachtsman Peter de Savary identifies Grenada as the next ‘MUST ISLAND’ to visit. The ‘Island of Spice’ is overshadowed by Caribbean neighbours Barbados, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago,but is no stranger to battles against adversity.

Australia set for AUS$20 billion Chinese investment surge

The Australian tourism industry could see a AUS$20 billion investment boost as Chinese companies eye a host of projects across the nation in anticipation of a doubling in the number of tourists visiting Australia from China over the next six year. At an investment forum in Sydney earlier in July, major Chinese developer Greenland Group […]

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