Brazil’s housing market remains positive, latest Knight Frank Index confirms

The latest Knight Frank Global House Price Index has confirmed that Brazil’s house prices rose by 0.9% in the year to Q4 2015. The market has defied the country’s economic jitters and remained a positive place for investors from overseas as well as domestic buyers, according to award-winning property developer Ritz-G5. Chief financial officer Paul… Read more »

Olympics set to bring foreign direct investment ‘gold’ to Brazil

Sporting enthusiasts around the world are eagerly awaiting this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. The host country, Brazil, is also looking forward to the games, but for more than just their entertainment value. Minister of Tourism Henrique Eduardo Alves shared his hopes for the legacy of the Olympics at the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) in Madrid… Read more »

Construction update: Piramide Grand Mercure Natal

Located directly on the doorstep of the Atlantic Ocean is the Piramide Natal hotel. One of the most prominent and bespoke-designed hotels in the area, Piramide Natal stands out from afar thanks to its unique pyramid shape. In 2015 Piramide Natal’s ambitious refurbishment plans were announced by the new owners of the hotel, award-winning local… Read more »

The story of the Piramide Natal hotel

Located in a private, secluded beachfront setting opposite the iconic Parque das Dunas stands the Piramide Natal hotel. Its unique pyramid shape makes it stand out as one of the most prominent and bespoke-designed hotels in the area. Standing directly on the doorstep of the Atlantic Ocean Piramide Natal offers a stunning sea view from… Read more »

Robust outlook for Brazilian hotels despite economic challenges

At the end of 2014, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) released its latest Lodging Industry in Numbers Brazil 2014 annual publication, which surveys 450 Brazilian hotels, providing the audience with an excellent insight into the Brazilian hospitality market changes during 2013. Despite a fair share of challenges that the Brazilian economy is facing, the hospitality market… Read more »

Falling BRL, is it good news for international property investors?

Despite the slow-down in Brazilian economy, on the upside of this story is arising the opportunity to buy Brazilian real estate at lower prices. Property prices across the country have become substantially cheaper for overseas investors in real terms simply thanks to a depreciated exchange rate in Brazil. The US dollar is currently at its… Read more »