The money-for-rights model of investment migration – while economically successful – is a hard sell, politically. Canada’s model offers a compromise.
Antigua’s CIP saw revenues rise prodigiously on the year, but the PM worries an Indian fugitive is imperiling one of the country’s biggest income sources.
Greek residence by investment practitioners say program revenue could be more than double its current level if only the country’s Decentralized Authorities weren’t so inefficient.
Our inaugural TOTW guest is Nuri Katz: “Refusing to accept large payments is an extremely difficult thing to do for any business person.”
The Association of Chinese Investors in Greece says their countrymen will spend €800 million to €1 billion on Greek golden visas in 2020. Is that realistic?
TIP offers CIP-investors the best property options in terms of price, location, and ROI, across the top investment regions within Turkey.
Launched only last month, IMI Real Estate – our platform exclusively dedicated to RCBI-qualifying real estate – already has more than 100 properties listed.
As Saint Lucia’s first CBI-approved project breaks ground, the project’s developer promises delivery in 2-3 years. There’s reason to question that estimate.
Seven countries that either have or are considering a citizenship by investment program will go to the polls in 2020. Here’s how it can affect the market.
The Cypriot Foreign Minister has told local press he expects new developments this year with regards to a visa-waiver agreement with the United States.
A French criminal court has forced France’s M6, under penalty of daily fines, to share the raw footage, which plainly reveals deceptive editing.
Faced with rising minimum investment requirements among RCBI programs across the globe, China’s Investment Migration market will respond in three ways.
Thailand’s Elite Residence Program again broke records in 2019, growing its member-base by 2,149 individuals, or 28% more than the 1,679 it added last year.
Having already beaten all European records in 2018, there was little left for Greece to outperform in 2019 but its own achievements, which it did by 34%.
The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
“I would not be shocked if [in Lisbon and Porto], the minimum investment requirement went from EUR 500,000 to EUR 1m,” says the President of APEMIP.
A former President of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association thinks we have only seen the contours of the fallout from changes to the EB-5 program.
The IMF recommends deeper regional cooperation on citizenship by investment as a means of keeping skepticism about such programs at bay.
As CIP-demand slows, luxury developers are most likely to take the brunt of the impact while the overall market continues on a modest upward trajectory.