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South Aegean Property Market Booming, Investors Eyeing 5-star Hotels

Foreign buyers seeking to buy property in Greece are focusing on 3-4 bedroom villas on Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and Rhodes.

NAI Hellas: Hotels Driving Greece’s Commercial Property Performance

Greece’s commercial property market is showing signs of recovery with the hotel sector leading the way, according to data released by NAI Hellas.

Greek Omnibus Bill Revisions Aim to Facilitate Business Activity

In efforts to attract investments to Greece, the economy ministry has made five revisions to an omnibus bill set to be voted on in parliament on January 15.

Tsipras, Kountoura, Tsakalotos Invite US Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras invited investors to bet on Greece describing the country as a “land of opportunity”.

Minister Says Hellinikon Project Moving Ahead ‘One Step at a Time’

Development of the delayed multi-million-euro Hellinikon project is moving ahead “one step at a time", according to Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

China, Russia, Turkey Investors Top Golden Visa Greece List

The largest number of buyers seeking to invest in Greece, through the "golden visa" program, are from China, Russia and Turkey.

Eldorado to Continue Mining Operations in Greece After Ministry Meeting

Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold said it has temporarily postponed its decision to suspend operations in Greece after having entered “constructive dialogue” with officials.

Eldorado’s Greece Mining Project Gets Pending Permits at 11th Hour

Greece said it would grant pending permits for Eldorado Gold's "Olympias" project, after the mining company said it would halt the investment.

Greek Growth Rate Below Par, Eldorado Suspends Investment

Greece’s growth rate was lower than expected, up by 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 0.4 percent in the previous quarter, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) said. 

Greece to Present Advantages of Golden Visa Program to Chinese Investors

Executives of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and the Athens Stock Exchange will visit Beijing to present the advantages of the golden visa program to Chinese investors.

Greece’s Investor Visa Pays Off, Boosts State Coffers by €1bn

Greece’s investor visa program is paying off, boosting state coffers by approximately 1 billion euros, Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas said.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

Greece’s Golden Visa May Soon Include Investors Buying Bonds

One step further in efforts to bring in much-needed cash, Greek authorities said they are looking into expanding the current investor visa program.

Greek Golden Visa Attracting Chinese, Russian Investors

Investors from China benefited most from Greece’s golden visa program which offers 5-year residency rights in return for investments over 250,000 euros.

Greek Gov’t Planning Changes to Investor Visa Program

The Greek government is planning changes to the so-called golden visa program extended to foreign nationals investing in property in efforts to make it more attractive.

Greece Ups Investor Visas, Aims to Bring in Cash

Greece is increasing the number of “golden visas” to individuals investing more than 250,000 euros in property, aiming to boost state coffers while offering five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.

Greece ‘Enticing’ Saudi Investors with 5-year Visa

Greece is extending the so-called golden visa to Arab nationals investing more than 250,000 euros in property. The investor visas offer five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.

Investor Visa Brings in Money with 5-year Greece Residency in Return

In efforts to bring in much-needed cash, the Greek interior ministry has through its ongoing investor visa program thus far issued 1,056 special visas to individuals who have invested more than 250,000 euros in Greece.