International appetite for Brazil

International appetite for Brazil remains high

There’s been much talk of a global commodities route in recent years, with China’s economic slowdown often touted as the reason behind falling demand and plummeting prices. Yet there are plenty of good news items out there, if you know where to look. Brazil’s beef industry is one such tale. Between June 2015 and January… Read more »

Brazil's housing market

Brazil’s housing market remains positive, latest Knight Frank Index confirms

The latest Knight Frank Global House Price Index has confirmed that Brazil’s house prices rose by 0.9% in the year to Q4 2015. The market has defied the country’s economic jitters and remained a positive place for investors from overseas as well as domestic buyers, according to award-winning property developer Ritz-G5. Chief financial officer Paul… Read more »

New extension plans for Natal's light rail

New extension plans for Natal’s light rail transit proposed

Brazilian Urban Trains Company (CBTU) has revealed proposals to expand the 56.2km diesel-operated light network in Natal, capital of Rio Grande do Norte, with the addition of a third line. The 24km White Line would extend the metre-gauge system and run beyond the current terminal of the South Line located at Parnamirim to São José… Read more »

Brazilian market confidence 2

Brazilian market confidence soars

  The Brazilian people are backing their country’s prospects of a swift return to global economic strength, according to a new survey. The report from Boston Consulting Group found that 50% of Brazilians believe their country’s economy will improve in the next six months, while 45% believe it will improve within six to 12 months…. Read more »

Gustavo

Q&A with Gustavo Nogueira, Chief Architect of Ritz-G5

    What is your role in Ritz-G5? Currently, I work as a Chief Architect at Ritz-G5 and I’m also responsible for the licensing of the company’s projects. How long have you been involved with the company? I have been involved with the company for six years now, I’ve been part of Ritz-G5’s staff since… Read more »