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The Phoenicians found in the magnificent natural harbour, provided by the estuary of the Tagus river, an ideal spot for a settlement. What is today Lisbon was named Alis Ubbo, or “safe harbour” by the Phoenicians. Now, almost 29 centuries later, Portugal is seen as a “safe harbour” for investors, especially for Real Estate developers.

Three factors have been driving the demand for real estate in Portugal:
Golden Visa Program
Portuguese Golden Visa Programme which attracted many foreigners to buy houses over € 500K to get access to the UE.
Non-Habitual Resident Regime (NHR)
Portuguese Non-Habitual Resident Tax Regime which attracted European citizens from countries with high taxes (namely Sweden and France, among others).
Holiday Homes
Holiday Homes, long tradition of Portugal as a holiday destination which drives the sales of second homes (with UK citizens at the top of the list).

On the other hand, with the economic reforms, a result of the Economic Adjustment Programme (PAEF) initiated in Portugal in 2011 and the additional European Funds from the 2020 Horizon, many entrepreneurs and established companies find in Portugal the right context to develop their business. Portugal is a ‘hot’ country in respect to the development of start-ups and the traditional companies such as big European banks also chose this country to set up a big part of the back-office services.

In short, we believe that in Portugal you’ll find everything you need.

We all know that 3 things matter in real estate: location, location, location.

However, KLEYA consulting services can give you an edge by knowing in first-hand the value drivers of the foreign demand that comes to live in Portugal.

Count on our professionals and their local know how to find you the best investment opportunities, maximise your returns and optimise your life.

Find out more about how we can help you invest wisely in Portugal and optimise your return.
Portugal: Quick facts
6,455 Foreign company subsidiaries operating in Portugal.
Estimated in 2017 by INE
82.09% Internationalisation opening rate: percentage of wealth created in production that amount to foreign trade
Pordata 2016
24.9% of Portuguese turnover is generated by foreign companies
INE 2017
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