Property boom under way in north east Brazil

A residential property boom is under way in the north east of Brazil, historically the poorest region of the country, it is claimed. The region is now on the move and posted the highest GDP growth figures in the country from 2000 to 2010, some 4.2% versus 3.6% for the nation as a whole. A… Read more »

Brazil’s rising housing market in line with strong economic performance

The nation’s real estate sector may have slowed slightly, but it still continues to outshine almost any other market around the world, writes Peta Tomlinson. Soccer-loving Brazil is also kicking goals in the property stakes, with values rising by a world-beating 18.4 per cent year-on-year. Brazil recorded the strongest growth of all markets surveyed in… Read more »

UK now second largest overseas investor in Brazil reveals Ernst & Young

Until recently, the primary connection between the UK and Brazil appeared to be a shared love of the beautiful game with legends Juninho, Emerson and Ramires gracing Premiership pitches but now focus is shifting from football to investment as the UK is named as the second largest overseas investor in Brazil according to Ernst &… Read more »

Is it time to turn to Brazil?

As the Olympic flag passes from London to Rio de Janeiro, UK investors will be asking themselves if they should be putting some of their money into Brazil, an exciting emerging market. The country’s economy has already overtaken that of the UK to become the world’s sixth largest, and its status as a budding economic… Read more »

Development of Brazil’s Natal ‘will attract investment’

Natal, in north-east Brazil, is set to be one of the host cities during the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup and new development here is picking up speed. A variety of new infrastructure is being created ahead of the sporting event, such as new roads, bridges, an international airport and shopping centres. Dean Thomas, managing… Read more »