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New Costa Calida video launched!

We are really proud of our new Costa Calida / Mazarron / Camposol video.

It has taken us many months to film and edit. The film shows the various fishing villages in the Bay of Mazarron, including La Azohia, Isla Plana, Puerto do Mazarron and Bolnuevo.

We also have interviews with residents of Camposol.

The link to the film is on the bottom of our home page and simply click on the big red button.

Murcia’s tourism dreams move a step further

They said it would never happen (and it still might not) but the opening of Corvera Airport is imminent and a major cash boost has been promised for the Paramount theme park in Murcia, South-East Spain.

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The long-running linked sagas of Corvera Airport and Paramount theme park in Murcia, Spain, have moved further slow steps towards reaching a happy resolution. Earlier this week Alberto Garre, President of the Region of Murcia said the arrival of the high-speed AVE train and opening of Corvera International Airport “in 2015, if possible, would become reality”. With the theme park meanwhile, the announcement of a €16million EU subsidy had the online forums buzzing. This was later clarified to say it would be paid following construction of the development scheduled to cost the developer, Premursa, in excess of €200 million.  The European Commission said in a statement that the area was “entitled to receive regional development loans,” and “We have arrived at the conclusion that the positive contribution of the measure to favour local development would outweigh the competitive situation created by the private company being given state aid.”

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Chris Mercer, Director of local estate agent Mercers Ltd, said: “Since Murcia was chosen as the location for the Paramount Park back in 2010, the path to realisation has been chequered. Following a symbolic stone-laying ceremony in 2012, and recent small-scale work on access roads and land clearance, the site has been relatively quiet. The focus has been on planning permission, environmental assessment and, most important, attracting foreign investment. Opening dates have been gradually pushed back from 2015 to 2017. Naysayers have had their doubts but a €200-million-plus project in a country emerging from recession was never going to have it easy. At least now the signs are the most positive we have seen for a long time.”  Premursa has also prepared some with impressive websites and promotional videos.

International Visitors to Murcia up 8.1% – Way Over National Average

ROD153 Camposol Golf 128,000€ Mercers www.spanisproperty.co.ukMurcia greeted 342,054 foreign tourists in the first several months of 2013, up 8.1% on the very same period of time the previous year. 25,589 more visitors have so far picked the region for their holidays in 2013, with all the French and British leading the charge.

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Spanish recovery? Business already booming, says agent

pic21January 22, 2014 in Europe, Featured News, Government and regulatory, Lifestyle & Leisure Properties, Market Trends, New Developments, News, News By Region, News By Topic, Politics, World News Leave a comment

 

 

 

pic22Experienced agent in Murcia says sales rose 60% in 2013, and construction of a long-promised theme park brings big hopes for future

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Paramount Murcia “The park will be launched in 2015. “

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Paramount Park information continues this week as the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Pedro Alberto Cruz, expressed yesterday at the the presentation of the Easter Mining Union, the posterity of the Paramount park “I speak with full knowledge of what I say.”

He accepted that the first step of erection was slowed by two months, which was due to the authorization of the City Council special plan Alhama. “In about two weeks, work will start.” when asked about funding, Cruz said that both the leaders of Paramount as the local supporter, with that I meet weekly, are calm, “Jesus Samper has several alternatives for raising the necessary funds.” Continue reading

Spain’s Paramount theme park foundation stone laid

The foundation stone laying ceremony for the new Paramount Theme Park in Murcia, Spain, heralds the start of a construction process that is expected to result in a boost for real state in the area. Attended by project officials, local authorities and dignitaries, the formality kick started the countdown to the Park’s official opening in 2015. ‘The cynics have been out in force on this project highlighting the global recession and Spanish housing market problems as reasons why the Theme Park would never happen, but so far they’ve been proved wrong,’ said Chris Mercer, director of real estate agent Mercers which is at Camposol, ten minutes from the Paramount site.

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Take A Swing At Hot Spanish Golf

pic6FRED REDWOOD believes taking a putt in a falling market could reap dividends for golfers in search of a place in Spain.

SPAIN needs another golf course development like Bourton-on-the-Water, needs another tea shop. The country is positively congested with these reminders of Spain’s boom years and many of those who have already bought are less than happy. Angry British golfers have complained of broken contracts, substandard homes and lack of promised amenities.

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Find your El Dorado

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When it comes to metropolitan living, Spain has cities to suit every buyer – and every budget. Laura Latham investigates

 

Madrid and Barcelona may be Spain’s fast track to cosmopolitan culture but if you want the charm of Latin life, with the benefits of an urban setting,the country’s smaller cities are the perfect compromise.

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