DATA CENTERS: the trendy investment assets.

Last March, Facebook (Meta Platforms), through the entity Global Villacreces S.L., has submitted a development proposal to the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha, to construct a 3.2 million sqft (300k sqm) data center campus near Talavera de la Reina, a city located ~78 miles (~125 kilometers) southwest of Madrid, Spain. According to Meta’s own experience in constructing similar data center […]

Spain’s Constitutional Court annuls vast majority of Catalan rent cap law

March 17, 2022 Spain’s Constitutional Court has annulled the vast majority of the Catalan rent cap law on Thursday. The legislation came into effect in September 2020 and affected up to 61 cities and towns in Catalonia. The court revoked the law to limit rent prices in some areas of the territory as it is […]

Catalan emergency housing act Act 1/2022, 3rd of March

March 17, 2022 The Act reintroduces and extends the measures adopted by Decree Law 17/2019, declared null by the Spanish Constitutional Court, to improve access to housing. Act 1/2022 reintroduces and extends the cases provided under Decree-law 17/2019—declarednull by Constitutional Court judgment 16/2021, of January 28 —whereby Large Holders areobliged to put forward a social […]

Real Estate Tokenization

January 26, 2022 On January 10, 2021, the Spanish start up RENTAAL sold a tokenized apartment located in Seville (Spain) in less than a day to thirty three investors. The transaction was made through Etherum cryptocurrency for the equivalent of more than fifty four thousand seven hundred euros. The company expects to accumulate more than […]

The Housing Bill: common good at expense of a few.

Nearly to the end of the year, the Housing Bill is pending to be approved. This delate is due to the lack of a report of the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ). It’s likely the Bill will be sent to the Congress in January to be passed. The Law would come into force the […]

Access home ownership: could industrialized construction be the solution in the future?

November 30, 2021 Industrialized construction,  is a building system that uses more innovative techniques and processes and in which the structural components are manufactured in a workshop, transported to the final location and assembled there. In industrialized construction, the design and production processes are automated. Industrialized construction provides numerous benefits and savings for all parties involved […]

HOME EXCHANGE: collaborative economy in lodging.

A classic of the television programming at Christmas is the movie “The Holiday”. This romantic comedy starring Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Jack Black bases its Christmas adventure on a house exchange: one in ther UK and one in Los Angeles. This experience is not reserved for the big screen, and not for […]

CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES IN POST-COVID ERA

September 22, 2021 From September 21 to 23, IFEMA embrances a new edition of REBUILD 2021, Architecture and Advanced Construction 4.0, the leading innovation event to boost the construction sector. The event gathers professionals and companies of the sector and prove them with a place to show the latest latest products, materials, solutions and services. […]

EU Historic agreement to ensure fairer taxation of multinational

12th of July 2021 The European Commission welcomes the historic global agreement endorsed by G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors today, which will bring fairness and stability to the international corporate tax framework. This unprecedented consensus will usher in a complete reform of the international corporate tax system. This will include a reallocation of […]

Business Taxation for 2050 in the European Union.

May 26, 2021 Last week, the European Commission adopted a “Communication on Business Taxation for the 21st century” to promote a robust, efficient and fair business tax system in the European Union. The Communication takes account of the progress made in the G20/OECD discussions on global tax reform. First, the Commission will present by 2023 a […]