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Greece forecasts fastest GDP growth in 2 decades

The revised forecast came after a stronger-than-expected expansion in the second quarter, paving the way for the government to roll out 3.4 billion euros ($4 billion) of additional tax-relief measures and other assistance to combat rising prices. “Today I am able to announce the revision of the growth target for the Greek economy for 2021… Read more »

In an Ancient Greek Port, a New Cultural Hub

On an exceptionally hot July evening, a crowd was mingling and drinking wine at an art opening on Polidefkous Street. An unassuming thoroughfare lined with low-slung ship-repair and metal workshops in Piraeus, the industrial port city on Athens’s southeast side, it is not a place where galleries have historically set up shop. But despite the… Read more »

Significant Sales | First Semester 2021

A waterfront masterpiece in Crete, an extraordinary estate in Rhodes, and the last beachfront signature villa in Costa Navarino are the three major real estate deals brokered and closed by our company in the first semester of 2021 with a combined value of €28,500,000. Added to another €52,000,000 of closed or secured transactions from January… Read more »

Experience Evia

It is the most easily accessible destination in Athens making it a great place to getaway and relax. The north, central and south parts of the island all have their own identity and customs whilst all are equal in their abundance of natural beauty. There are many ways to fully experience the wonder of Evia;… Read more »

The Athenian Riviera is Getting a Brand New Look

The Athens Riviera is changing its looks, offering millions of visitors a unique opportunity to experience singular moments at one of the most magnificent Mediterranean sites. There are many works currently underway, in different stages of construction, along the entire coastline. The seafront of Attica is inundated with construction sites, renovations of buildings, re-development of… Read more »

The Private Aviation Sector Takes Off

In any crisis, some lose whilst others gain. If restaurants close, supermarket takings go up. The same is true for aviation as private flying is one sector of the travel industry enjoying a massive up-turn. The way the superrich travel may have changed forever as they enjoy the freedom and luxury of travelling by private… Read more »

Private Island Interest is Booming

Many buyer’s have often thought about the idea of buying a private island, the pandemic has just served to accelerate this niche market. Buying an island is often more driven by the heart rather than investment purposes and ease of access is always important. The private island market has benefitted in large by our new,… Read more »

Corporate nomads are on the road to Greece

John Roese, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Dell Technologies, discussed in a recent teleconference the open prospects and great potential that Greece has to attract foreign workers and companies in the field of technology and informatics. “I think that I will easily work from an island in Greece. It is a very beautiful country. As… Read more »

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“The war for Digital Nomads Heats up as Greece Passes New Tax Law”, says Forbes

“If you can work from anywhere, why not work from Greece?” asks a promotional document seen by Greece’s parliament this week. Amid dreamy images of whitewashed farmhouses and deep-blue seascapes, it sets out a new law that allows newly settled foreigners to pay half their income tax over the next seven years. From January 2021,… Read more »

Sotheby’s International Realty Achieves Record $114 Billion in Global Sales Volume in 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved more than $114 billion USD in global sales volume, the highest annual U.S. sales volume performance in the history of the brand. $102 billion USD of the global sales volume was achieved in the U.S., marking another record accomplishment for the brand…. Read more »

Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson’s Bahamas Home is on Sale for $8.5 Million

Sigrist House, home in the Bahamas to Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson is now on sale by Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty. Following his abdication and after marrying Wallis Simpson in 1937, the Duke of Windsor, as he was then, was appointed Governor of the Bahamas. The Bahamas, officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas,… Read more »

Anne Hathaway’s new Manhattan penthouse is on sale by Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway and her husband, producer and jewellery designer Adam Shulman, are selling their luxury New York City penthouse for $3.495 million. After the birth of their second child, the couple requires more space than this two-bedroom minimalist home provides. Having purchased the apartment in 2016 they carried out a carefully considered renovation… Read more »

New York, New York | Meredyth Hull Smith, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

Gone with the Wind

With just a week until the Oscars, find inspiration in these entertainment ready homes. Light-Filled Contemporary This modern 6 bedroom home in the Old Palm Golf Club combines beautifully easy and formal living. An air of grandeur from the high ceilings and a stately dining room make this an ideal home for impressive entertaining. Its… Read more »