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Andorra BANS foreigners from buying property in bid to battle soaring prices

THE PRINCIPALITY of Andorra is taking action to combat property speculation and is banning foreigners from buying property in a bid to battle soaring...

The Dolce & Gabbana homes set to sell for €20million on Spain’s Costa del Sol – and there’s already a...

LUXURY off-plan homes designed by Dolce&Gabbana are in high demand in Marbella with a waiting list already in place, it has emerged. The official sales...

Construction worker killed, two more injured, as school building collapses in Logroño

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER was killed and two others injured on Tuesday after a school building in the northern Spanish city of Logroño collapsed.  The accident...

Construction, windows, doors and so much more

Protec Group is a family-run construction business with particular expertise in windows and doors. Founded in 1996, we have decades of experience using the...

‘Like living in the wild west’: The Otero scandal that has hurt thousands

IT was marketed to high-earners from Northern Europe as the opportunity to come and live the Spanish dream. To escape the dreary weather and own...

Yet another legal setback prevents demolition of notorious El Algarrobico hotel in Spain’s Almeria

THE DAYS of the notorious hotel built on the beach at El Algarrobico, in Spain’s Almeria province, are numbered. But despite all of the...

Spain’s Sevilla to boast highest bridge in Europe

THE proposed SE-40 bridge over the Guadalquivir in Sevilla will be the highest in Europe. The engineering companies Ayesa and Fhecor, which elaborated the study...

Gibraltar – Becoming a World City 

Much has been said recently about the supply of property in Gibraltar being at its lowest for the last 10 years.  The main reason for...

Protected coastline at Spain’s Sotogrande set for €120 million mega-project of 300 buildings 

GREEN groups have joined the Junta to appeal the construction of a €120 million mega-project in one of Andalucia’s most fragile protected spaces. Ecologistas en...

EXCLUSIVE: Battle lines are being drawn as massive mega-project could see 600 football pitches of homes and hotels ‘swamp’...

GREEN campaigners are digging in to save one of Andalucia’s last remaining coastal zones. They are launching a national campaign to prevent a series of...

Dirty diggers: Six of Spain’s construction giants fined €204 million and banned from public tenders after collusion

SOME of Spain’s biggest construction companies have been fined €204 million for collusion over public contracts. Spain's antitrust regulator said the six firms had illegally...

Valencia CF in Spain unveils plan to finish off abandoned new stadium project that started in 2007

PLANS to finally complete Valencia CF's Nou Mestalla stadium have been unveiled which could seat up to 70,000 spectators and have a solar-powered roof. Valencia's...

ANALYSIS: How inflation and raw material shortages are pushing up building costs on your property in Spain

The prices of basic raw materials are soaring across Spain which could have a big impact if you bought off plan, are building a house, or carrying out renovations.

Bankruptcies in Spain rise by a third during 2021 but start-up numbers are even bigger

THE number of businesses declared bankrupt in Spain last year rose by 31% compared to 2020. In contrast, 102,169 new companies were registered in 2021,...

Notorious Algarrobico Hotel illegally built in natural Park in Southern Spain ‘to be demolished’

THE notorious Algarrobico Hotel in Almeria may finally be demolished 14 years after construction was halted. Money has been set aside in the preliminary 2021...

Construction firm to pay €15,000 after botched job leads to child’s injury

A CONSTRUCTION company has been ordered to pay more than €15,000 for using the wrong sized screw in a job. It comes after investigators discovered...

Fuengirola to Marbella train line extension described as ‘urgent’

Construction company Seopan has placed designated construction as high priority

Property Insider: Do your research before chosing a company to build your home

If you are planning on developing a new property here, I'd suggest you carry out two basic steps before choosing a builder.

Spain’s construction industry increases healthily

The industry grew 3.1%

Spain’s building activity on the up and paying its builders better

Builders seeing more work, better pay from 2010

Cordoba construction union denounces Junta de Andalucia for working in extreme heat

The union claims that the Junta’s construction inspectors have taken no action against companies using workers during the heat of the afternoon

Former mayor of Tolox cleared in illegal construction case

The ruling revokes the ex-mayor’s 15-year prison sentence

Applications for building new homes soaring in Spain

Up 3.3% so far this year, in comparison to last year

VIDEO: Two more British-owned homes to be demolished in Almeria

The Junta has ordered the demolition of two more British-owned homes in Cantoria

Bank of Spain bursts into flames, with three injured in the blaze

Emergency services are fighting to bring the fire under control

Malaga Metro opens at long last

The Malaga Metro will be free tomorrow for its first day of operation




Teenage youths in mass fight brandishing machetes and knives as horrified parents look on at junior soccer match in...

A FIGHT in a football stand between teenage groups forced police to suspend a match in Javea on Saturday, with two boys arrested and...

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