Despite Portugal’s sitting president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa winning a comfortable majority in Sunday’s presidential elections, both the extreme right and independent left gained ground in Portugal’s electoral landscape on anti-corruption tickets. As expected, university academic and constitutional law expert Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has been reelected for a second term in office with 60.70% […]
The Portuguese real estate market performed better than expected in 2020 according to Imovirtual. The big question for 2021, however, is whether the Portuguese housing market will continue to thrive. The reasons that foreign buyers are attracted to Portuguese property, such as great climate, a low cost of living, a rich culture and low levels […]
The Portuguese shoe industry has launched an ambitious marketing campaign after a year which saw shoe sales fall both at home and abroad. Portuguese international shoe exports enjoyed a spectacular decade with an accumulated increase of 50% but has over the past three years begun to lose altitude with overseas sales down 5.7% by 2020 […]
Take-up in the office market in Portugal’s two main cities, Porto and Lisbon, fell in the last quarter of 2020. In Lisbon take-up was 27% down than in 2019. In Porto the fall was 17% compared to the previous year, reports Diário Imobiliário. According to the Office Flashpoint report from real estate consultants JLL, the […]
Ascendi manages infrastructure assets and provides toll collection and operation & maintenance services. Ascendi is a leader in its own market with majority interests in 6 Portuguese road concessions and an integrated management approach.
Their mission is to promote efficiency, innovation and sustainability in the operation and maintenance of road mobility infrastructures ensuring convenience for customers while creating value for their shareholders.