Marbella August 2, 2018.- The Golden Mile has long been a favoured international destination since the 60s, when it became a resting place for the European elite. Its exceptional location has allowed the housing demand to prosper, even during the worst years of the crisis. When the crisis passed, Engel & Völkers recognised the new profile of international buyers, in order to offer them 'The Collection', a product 100% adapted to their needs, which was presented this morning at a press conference.

“The Golden Mile has always been the most prestigious address for a second home for the European clientele. However, in recent years we see a new trend of younger clientele with an average age between 35 and 55 years old, who are searching for a modern style, contemporary design and the latest trend of material and amenities, of course in the best locations on The Golden Mile preferably around the vibrant Puente Romano Resort.” explains Smadar Kahana, CEO of Engel & Völkers Marbella. This indicates a rejuvenation of one of the most exclusive addresses in Marbella of up to twenty years. Therefore Engel & Völkers is very proud to present exclusively The Collection.

'The Collection' is a project that meets the demands for new housing construction for this clientele with 26 luxury semi-detached villas that will go under construction on 16th of August. It will be a milestone for this city in view of its recent construction and licensing ups and downs. "Over the past two years, Marbella has lost a lot of investments and now that licensing has been granted, we hope that this promotion will be sold in just a few weeks," says Kahana.

"Most of buyers do not want 20-year-old houses. They are looking for modern, organic designs, integrated into their environment and in the best possible location", she continues. "At this moment in time there is no similar villa project on the Golden Mile except for The Collection”.

In fact, The Collection is located just 400 metres from the celebrated Hotel Puente Romano and a short walk from the Mediterranean Sea - it is at the epicentre of everything an international investor is looking for. Built with the highest quality materials, from the prestigious architecture firm González Jacobson who use natural materials such as wood and stone in order to give a feeling of warmth to these semi-detached villas, which are 4,000 square meters, built on plots of 8,000 that is going to be built by the prestigious company San José Construcciones.

In recent years, clientele from central and northern Europe have taken precedence in comparison to other nationalities such as Arabs or Russians. Belgians, Germans, British, Norwegians or Swedes are the main buyers of luxury homes according to the internal study of Engel & Völkers. To achieve the supply for this demand in the best locations in Marbella the goal should be: homes with the best qualities, close to all services in price ranges ranging between 500,000 and 1.000,000 euros for apartments and 1.000,000 and 2.500,000 euros in the case of villas.

'The Collection' will have a market value of 30 million euros, with prices from 1,125,000 euros. A unique investment opportunity given the scarcity of plots in this coveted corner of Marbella.

About Engel & Völkers

Engel & Völkers is one of the world's leading service companies specialising in the intermediation of luxury residential properties, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft. Present in more than 800 locations in 34 countries, Engel & Völkers offers both private and institutional clients a wide variety of professional services tailored to your needs, providing access to a wide range of potential international buyers and a proven track record during many years. Advice, sale and rent make up the key competences of the more than 10,000 people that are part of E & V. The intensive training plans in its real estate academy and the high level of quality that governs its offer of structured services systematically constitute the key factors of the company's success.

This emblematic Marbella commercial centre is made up of 120 establishments from more than 20 sectors.

Marbella July 18, 2018.- Centro Plaza Shopping Centre celebrates its 28th anniversary with 100% occupancy. This is great news that attests to the significant evolution of this emblematic Marbella commercial centre that continues to be innovative and pioneer in its combination of shopping, business and leisure after almost three decades. Located in Nueva Andalucía, the centre has retained a distinct international character since its inauguration in 1990 and is the second oldest shopping centre in Marbella and the fourth in the Malaga region.

With more than 20 service sectors in 120 stores, Centro Plaza has completed its capacity with the addition of five new businesses, opening its doors to the Danish firm EMS Body Power, specialised in offering high performance personal training sessions, The View Bar Terrace, a new gastronomic space where you can enjoy a drink or a bite to eat with one of the best panoramic views of Marbella, the English fashion firm Temptations Boutique, the Mariami Clinic aesthetic medical centre and the fastest growing real estate agency in the municipality: Elegant Marbella Estates. Leer más 

  • • This analysis, prepared by Christopher Clover, CEO of Panorama Properties, highlights that the price of housing in some areas of Marbella is still below the peaks of 2006 and 2007
  • • In other ultra-prime areas, prices have even almost doubled since 2011
  • • The new construction cycle is just beginning, reaching only 10.88% of projects approved in 2017 compared to the 2007 total

 

Marbella, April 12th 2018.- The number of residential property sales in Marbella and its immediate surroundings, accompanied by the ever-increasing number of tourists year on year, have lead experts from the real estate and banking sectors to predict the beginning of a new golden era for the real estate sector in the area for the coming years.

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It´s a boutique promotion of 27 apartments with all the comfort of a resort on the most sought for kilometre of the Costa del Sol

Marbella, 19th of february 2018. - Benalús, a unique new housing construction on the golden mile, relaunches its project with fresh air and new adaptions to the needs of premium clients. The announcement made by the Marbella town hall at the end of 2017, regarding the unblocking of stalled licences, has put Marbella back into the focus of national and international investors and has revitalized the property market.

When walking or driving past the most sought for kilometre on the Costa del Sol, which links Marbella and Puerto Banús, only one property promotion can be seen standing on this golden mile. It´s Benalús, a 27 luxury apartment project, divided into 3 buildings standing on 9000 square metres of ground, over half of which will be gardens, private and communitarian open spaces.

The activities will begin with a talk on the 3rd of April at El Trapiche Cultural Centre of San Pedro Alcántara by the president of the Foundation, Andres Olivarés himself, entitled 'Embracing your Fears'.

March 22nd 2018 : This morning at the Marbella Town Hall, The Andres Olivares Foundation presented its programme of activities in Marbella for 2018.

Alongside Olivares, the event was attended by Isabel Cintado, delegate of Social Rights and Lourdes Romero, responsible for the charity in Marbella. Cintado thanked the foundation for choosing Marbella and predicted a great response from the town: "We are in a city that can boast and boasts of solidarity, and we will receive them with open arms," She said while expressing her most "profound recognition of the commendable work of the foundation".

The event was presented this morning with the assistance of the councillor of sports, Javier Mérida, the delegate of Nueva Andalucía, Cristóbal  Garré, the president of the Marbella Red Cross, Julián García Aguilar and Carlos García, manager of Centro Plaza shopping centre

 

Marbella, 22nd of January 2018: This year again, for the 3rd time, the Centro Plaza shopping centre is hosting its solidary race. This time the race will take place on the 28th of January and will follow its usual trajectory, starting by the hotel PYR in Puerto Banús and ending in the Centro Plaza shopping centre. The event was presented this very morning with the assistance the councillor of sports, Javier Mérida, the delegate of Nueva Andalucía, Cristóbal  Garré, the president of the Marbella Red Cross, Julián García Aguilar and Carlos García, manager of Centro Plaza shopping centre.

Marbella, 24th January 2018. Today, The American College in Spain, inaugurated its new campus, which is located in La Alzambra, next to Vasari Business Center. The event was presided by the Mayoress of Marbella, Ms. Angeles Muñoz, and it was attended by a large number of journalists from the local media and the business community of Marbella.

Ms. Angeles Muñoz, together with the Campus Director of The American College in Spain, Ms. Melissa Butler, inaugurated the new premises of this prestigious American institution. The American College in Spain is an International Center of Broward College, the 5th largest university in the US. The center has been offering academic programs in the Costa del Sol for more than 5 years and for nearly 50 around the world.

 
The spectators experienced a night packed with emotion with a staging full of strength and feeling 
 
Estepona, 8th December 2017Wennare Dance Company yesterday debuted EGO with a sold out Felipe VI Auditorium. The first production from the company with roots in Estepona had great expectation and did not deceive those present who enjoyed a performance which perfectly combined strength and feeling.  

Tickets can be bought on www.auditorioestepona.com and every Saturday in Carrefour Estepona.

Estepona, 15th November 2017: This morning the Town Hall presented Wennare Dance Company, the first resident contemporary dance company of the Felipe VI Auditorium which will have its debut on the 7th December with the presentation of EGO, a dynamic performance, full of contrasts, happiness, sadness and love. In the press conference participated José María García Urbano, Mayor of Estepona, Veronika Ulkina, director of Wennare Dance Company and José María Asensi, director of the Felipe VI Auditorium.