Spain’s Golden Visa Raised a Billion Euros in Investment Over the Last Year

Spanish government figures reveal that the last 12 months have been – by far – the best year on record for the country’s golden visa program. The number of new visas issued to main applicants during the period saw a 45% improvement on the same period a year before. Immigrant investors from every background spent

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3 Countries Make up 84% of Europe’s €5bn-a-Year Golden Visa Market

Three countries issued 84% of golden visas in Europe last year; one country alone made up more than half the market. We’ve compared Europe’s golden visa programs by application approval volumes and foreign direct investment raised over the last 12-month period.  A note on our figures: For the number of approved main applicants during the last

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Portugal, Spain, Greece: A Statistical Comparison of Golden Visa Rivals

Greece, Spain, and Portugal are Europe’s hottest real estate-based golden visas. See how they stack up against each other in this statistical comparison. Real estate investment locations While in Greece and Portugal applicants invest overwhelmingly in the capital region, only one in six golden visa holders in Spain bought property in Madrid, preferring instead to invest

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The 13 Most Popular Golden Visas in the World, According to the Data

We’ve put together an overview of the world’s most popular residence by investment programs, backed by official statistics. A note on the methodology: We’ve used the latest available full-year figures from official sources. Since official sources differ in their reporting frequency (some report monthly, others every now and then), the degree to which data is current also varies;

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Half of Spanish Golden Visas Issued in Catalonia, 2 of 3 Investors Are Chinese or Russian

Since the start in 2013, 49% of Spanish golden visas have been issued in the province of Catalonia; 44% in Barcelona, the remainder in Girona and Tarragona. The program has so far raised EUR 2.33 billion from a total of 3,140 main applicants, according to Catalan newspaper Ara. The bulk of applicants are Chinese and

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2 of 3 Investor Immigrants Worldwide Are Chinese Reveals Statistical Analysis

We did the math. The Chinese investment migration market is the investment migration market.  It was no easy task, as data sets don’t lend themselves very easily to apples-to-apples comparisons, sometimes historical records are missing, and sometimes you have to comb through spreadsheets in Greek. Nonetheless, we can say with a great degree of certainty that,

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Chinese Golden Visa Investors Biggest Foreign Buyers of Barcelona Real Estate

While Brits are still the largest foreign buyers of real estate in Spain as a whole, no foreign nationality acquires more real estate in Spain than the Chinese, reports El Mundo. In addition to private families, Chinese institutional investors are also rapidly warming to Catalonia property, often with an eye to marketing these to buyers

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Spain Raises €2.16 Billion in Golden Visa Program’s First 3 Years

The Spanish “golden visa” scheme for qualified professionals and investors accepted applications from 2,236 investors in the three years following its 2013 introduction, with total investment in the period amounting to €2.16 billion, reports El País. Property acquisitions accounted for more than two thirds of investments and 59.4% of applicants were Chinese and Russian nationals.

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