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Antonio Costa

Listed 23/12/2019

Spain's Bankinter, Portugal's Sonae launch REIT/SIGI, mirroring Spanish success

Spain's Bankinter and Portugal-headquartered Sonae Sierra are to launch one of Portugal's first REIT/SIGIs, mirroring their cooperation with a similar vehicle in Spain in recent years. "Extending (...)

Listed 30/01/2019

Portugal launches 14th European REIT regime from 1 February

After its official signing into law, Portugal is to introduce REITs legislation from 1 February in a regime called SIGI (Sociedades de Investimento e (...)

Listed 18/01/2019

Portugal finally introduces REIT legislation, to be called SIGI

After years of delay, Portugal has announced introduction of REIT status in line with regimes around Europe – to be called a SIGI (Sociedades (...)

Office 18/01/2019

Spain's Merlin adds two new office buildings in Lisbon for €112m

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties has paid €112.2m at a 5.4% yield to acquire the Art and TFM office buildings in Lisbon, expanding its footprint (...)

Listed 19/09/2018

After delays, Portugal cites January 2019 as start date for REITs

After several delays, Portugal is planning to introduce REIT legislation in January for all real estate asset classes and will finalise details before year end, says (...)

Listed 26/03/2018

Portugal moving toward REIT start this year – EPRA/Iberian Property panel

Shifting economics and politics in Portugal mean the government is increasingly likely to introduce REIT legislation this year, an EPRA/Iberian Property conference heard. The (...)

Listed 01/10/2017

Portugal to lead Poland, Sweden into Euro REITs club?

It looks as if Portugal will become the next member of the European REITs club as political confusion reigns in Poland, and Sweden shows (...)

Housing 01/10/2017

Portugal to introduce REITs to attract capital into housing

Portugal intends to introduce legislation establishing REITs next year, aiming in particular to attract private capital into housing. Foreign investors will also be welcomed. Antonio (...)