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IMOnews - The role of scientific management in the sustainable development of cities

The awareness of municipalities about the need to define a sustainability strategy is now a reality, and for this purpose, the application of internationally recognized standards is crucial. The demographic, technological, economic and environmental changes that have taken place over the last few years severely impact the planning and management of cities. More than half of the world's population already lives in urban areas, so it is urgent to make cities increasingly resilient and smart, so as to ensure, in the long term, effective sustainable development and quality of life for its citizens.

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IMOnews - Interest of investors will generate increase in property prices in the coming months

An increase in the volume and transaction price in the residential, commercial / services and hotel sectors is expected for the next three months, coupled with greater stability in the rates of return of the various sectors, according to Deloitte, the third edition of the study " Portuguese Real Estate Investment Survey ". This is because the real estate agents in Portugal in the third quarter of 2017 show their intention to reinforce their investment strategy (44%), in detriment of other strategies such as portfolio management (31%) or divestment (25%).

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IMOnews - BPI enters the "war" and cuts house spread

Six months later, the bank led by Pablo Forero again reduced the interest rate on housing loans. Equals the spread offered by the New Bank and leaves CGD "alone" with the highest margin in the sector. BPI lowered the minimum spread on Wednesday and equaled the New Bank offer: 1.5%. At the same time, it left CGD alone in the bank seat with the highest rate for home purchase.

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IMOnews - Designer Outlet Algarve has already opened

The Algarve received the largest outlet in the southern region on November 23. There are more than 50 brands of fashion and lifestyle distributed by 13 thousand m2, with discounts of 30 to 70% throughout the year. In the opening phase, visitors can already enjoy exclusive discounts in more than 30 stores such as: Adidas, Puma, Ericeira, Bimba and Lola, Calzedonia, Intimissimi, Triumph, Lacoste, Lion of Porches, Cortefiel, Springfield, Desigual, Decenio, Ana Sousa, Pepe Jeans, The Body Shop, Perfumes & Company, Douglas, Festina, Sunglass Hut, Multiopticas, Rockport, Seaside, Samsonite, Vista Alegre, Lameirinho, Texture and Home & Cook.

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