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WHO IS THE TYPICAL INTERNATIONAL BUYER? GATE-AWAY REVEALS IT

International buyers interest for Italy continues to be strong and vibrant. The Gate-Away.com portal had revealed the “typical international customer” identikit Even if the Italian real estate market seems to show small signals of improvement, the number of potential customers/buyers

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Picasso’s “Antro del Minotauro”: from the French Riviera to Brunei

Picasso’s Villa in the French Riviera, known as “L’Antro del Minotauro” and last residence of the founder of Cubism, has been sold at auction for more than 20 million euros.   An overwhelming wisteria waterfall wrapping and painting violet the

Buy prestigious properties in Italy: thanks to the “flat tax”

In a previous article we talked about the flat tax: an optional lump tax introduced by the last budget law on the income of rich foreigners who want to buy prestigious properties in Italy and move their residence here after

Gate-away.com: The Results of 2016, Growing Number of Foreign Clients Looking for a Second Home in Italy

Gate-away.com, one of the most authoritative international portals (which promotes Italian properties exclusively to foreign buyers) for many years, used by the Great Estate Group as a tool to offer its prestigious properties to the international customers, has just published

Renzo Piano reveals his last project .The Harvard Art Museums in Massachusetts

SV The latest project to be unveiled by architect Renzo Piano, is the restoration of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which will be launched on the 16th of November. The renovation and expansion will provide greater access to

Stocklom design week from 3 to 9 February: We Celebrate Design in Stockholm

Edited by MA February 3 to 9 is Design Week in Stockholm, where the whole city is abuzz. It’s a packed couple of days with the main theme, of course, being Swedish design. Having specialist and selected attendees will make

Charity lunch organized by “Comitato per la vita “Daniele Chianelli”

On November 29 at 1 p.m. at Villa Corneli (Palazzone-San Casciano dei Bagni) will be held a charity lunch to support the non-profit association that for many years helps people to fight with cancer. It is an opportunity to make

Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design

Edited by alessandra Conforti Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design Edited by Alessandra Conforti Furnishing a home is complex, we should never leave out the little details that can give elegance, and charm, small

Marina di Scarlino hosts the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship

Nautors Swan sailing and yachts world championship have chosen the Scarlino Yacht Service as the Swan Mediterranean Service Centre. Swan owners and all sea lovers are offered several services; •18 highly qualified staff • technical advice and servicing as well

Vivien Leigh’s house is for sale in East Sussex

Edited by MA For sale is this prestigious villa that was once owned by Vivien Leigh, in which the actress lived after her divorce from Laurence Olivier. It’s the latest, of these mega villas that have been offered for sale

New horizons for the surveyor conference on new professional standards

A conference took place on July the 9th in Rome entitled “The technical and legal surveyor: the new horizons”. The conference was organised by CNGeGL, the Surveyors Foundation, CIPAG and GEOWEB, under the patronage of the Ministry of Justice. The

Maison & object 2014.Returning in September this year, is the most important French interior design fair

Edited by CA Returning on the 5th of September 2014, will be the latest and most prestigious interior design trade fair in France which takes place twice a year in Paris. After September’s fair, it will return to Paris again

More positive signs from the mortgage market growth in first months of 2014

There are more positive signs on the Italian mortgage market growth front, according to the latest data released by the Association of Italian Banks (Abi). Mortgage loans in the first four months of the year rose by 26.5% which is

New Delhi on the verge of collapse.In a few years the population will reach 37 million

CA If you are stressed out from the daily grind and looking for a place to relax for your mind and body then New Delhi is not for you! According to the United Nations, the Indian city is on the

The riviera delle Palme in Liguria

AM The Riviera delle Palme, which extends for about 70km in length, is situated on the western Ligurian coast. A tranquil place with a mild climate bathed in sunshine, the area is characterized by a great morphological diversity. In Andora

The first seismic regulations.The Bourbons installed the first known seismic regulations in the 18th Century

Edited by CA Properties not higher than two floors, with no protruding parts, binding of beams and floors to the walls These are some of the earthquake proof regulations and preventative measures set up by the Bourbon government after the

2014 Furniture Fair – Salone del Mobile – One Of The Main Themes Is Home Automation

One of the main themes of the Salone del Mobile 2014 is home automation and hi-tech products, particularly in the kitchen and bathroom (for example, Eurocucina and Salone del Bagno). Much attention has focused on energy saving like ‘Snaidero’ kitchens