Spotlight
Prime Residential Retreats

2014

In this report we look at a selection of the most popular and widely invested resorts and hotspots from around the globe.

10 10
Retreat property comes to the fore

 

An improving global economy has brought with it an increased appetite for prime leisure property in ‘retreat’ locations.

 
 
10 10
The return of the resort

 

Residential retreats are starting to offer alternative real estate markets for new investors.

 
 
10 10
Worldwide demand for hot spots in France

 

France is home to some of the world's most desirable prime retreat locations.

 
 
10 10
Opportunities in the Alpine property market

 

The growth of summer season visits to Alpine retreats is further diversifying demand

 
 
10 10
Spain & Portugal's golden visa scheme

 

Real estate investor visas have helped to revive some second home markets.

 
 
10 10
Italy's international appeal

 

Italy has avoided oversupply while key hotspots have proved to be resilient.

 
 
10 10
Demand increases in Corfu and the Balkans

 

Opportunities for long term investors increase as the region becomes more established.

 
 
10 10
Incentives for foreign buyers in South Africa

 

A weak rand puts international buyers in a strong position to purchase a residential retreat.  

 
 
10 10
Market recovery in the Caribbean

 

Strong demand for ‘turnkey’ prime resort property has driven a recovery in the region.

 
 
10 10
What's ahead for prime retreat markets?

 

Conditions are positive for price growth in quality residential retreat markets.

 
 
 

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Yolande Barnes

Yolande Barnes

Director
World Research

Savills Margaret Street

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Paul Tostevin

Paul Tostevin

Associate Director
World Research

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Lucy Greenwood

Lucy Greenwood

Associate
Residential Research and Consultancy

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Rupert Sebag-Montefiore

Rupert Sebag-Montefiore

Head of Global Residential
Savills Plc

Savills Margaret Street

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Jelena Cvjetkovic

Jelena Cvjetkovic

Associate Director
Residential International

Savills Margaret Street

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