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While Spain received a record-breaking 82 million visitors in 2017 (UNWTO), overtaking the US as one of the world’s most visited countries; an achievement reinforced by a rise in tourism spend.

According to the Tourist Market Barometer, the average spending of tourists to Spain rose 13% between January and November 2017 compared to the previous year with British travellers, without surprise, among the biggest spenders.

In total, British tourists spent about 17.4 billion euros in Spain, up 8.2% compared to the same period in 2016 while average spending per person reached €1.054 (Tourist Market Barometer).

Indeed the tourism industry has been an important driver of Spain’s economy over the decades, benefiting from the increase of cheap flights delivered by low-cost airlines and affordable accommodation.

However, Spain’s success in attracting international tourists has also prompted the question whether the country’s low-cost tourism sector can survive?

Indeed, the low-cost tourism model remains so popular that Spain welcomed only 10% of the wealthiest travellers in the world (Tourist Market Barometer). And as local authorities set out ambitious plans to tackle the issue of mass market tourism, Taylor Wimpey España, which celebrates its 60th year of operations (1958-2018), is proudly delivering high quality homes for discerning visitors.

“It is fantastic to see Spain’s popularity continues to flourish, we have certainly received a great number of enquiries from international visitors looking to experience all that this wonderful country has to offer. I do believe however that it is important to ensure that popular destinations in Spain such as Costa del Sol remains a sustainable coastline which is why we are focused on delivering quality homes in quality locations for generations to enjoy.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España 

In terms of budgets, Taylor Wimpey España has seen a rise in spending on quality homes from Brits. December 2017 saw the sixth consecutive month of growth in sales to British buyers for Taylor Wimpey España with the majority of transactions made at the upper price point of €450,000 and beyond, a trend never seen before.

With a view to Brexit in April 2019, British buyers are splashing out more on Spanish properties to secure the right home for either their retirement or the perfect holiday.

“Affluent British citizens are looking to place their money outside of the UK, in Spanish property, with view to Brexit in April 2019. Spain is deemed a safe heaven and we expect to continue to see greater number of purchasers at this higher price point.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España 

New penthouse and duplexes in the Grand View residential complex is an outstanding example of second homes in the upper price bracket, popular with British buyers. Priced from €420,000 + VAT, penthouses are comprised of 3 generous bedrooms with communal gardens and swimming pools, a spectacular solarium and panoramic views of the prestigious Asia and America golf courses in the valley of Mijas on the Costa del Sol.

Two bedrooms apartments are also available from €287,000 + VAT. With all the advantages of privacy and high quality, the new residential complex has everything to attract potential buyers without a doubt.

Bahia Sant Pere: apartments for sale, Colonia Sant Pere

Bahia Sant Pere  – Colonia de Sant Pere, Arta (Mallorca)

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  • 2 and 3 bed apartments in small Mediterranean style buildings
  • Located very close to the port and beach of Colonia de Sant Pere
  • Less than 17 Km from golf courses
  • Private terraces, 2 communal pools, garden and parking space
  • Quality finishes and  furnished kitchen

Quality finishes taylor Wimpey

 
Serenity: Apartments for sale, Mallorca

Serenity – Nova Santa Ponsa (Mallorca)

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  • 3 bed apartments with large private terraces
  • 2 communal swimming pools and gardens
  • Less than 1 Km from Port Adriano and the beach
  • Located near Santa Ponsa III Golf Course
  • Quality finishes and  furnished kitchen
  • Air conditioning and under floor heating throughout
  • Parking spaces and storage rooms, included

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2018 sees Taylor Wimpey celebrate its 60th year of operations in Spain.

A household name in the UK, Taylor Wimpey has spent the last six decades (1958 – 2018) selecting prime locations on the Spanish mainland and Balearic Islands, building attractive developments characterised by their quality, careful design and respect for the environment.

Today, the Spanish arm of Taylor Wimpey, which has reported steady growth in both international buyers and house sales, is contributing to Spain’s well-recovered property market with experts forecasting prices and sales to rise once again this year.

In 1958 Taylor Wimpey – known as “Taylor Woodrow” at that time – was already a prestigious developer in the United Kingdom when Frank Taylor, the company’s founder, spent his honeymoon on Mallorca. He and his wife, Christine, fell in love with the island and decided that Taylor Wimpey should also operate in Spain.

Canyamel, Mallorca where the first Taylor Wimpey Espana development was located

With the support of Jaime Ballester, the couple set up the subsidiary and built their first properties – Apartamentos Paraiso – in Canyamel, on the east of Mallorca. The development comprised 40 apartments across five blocks.

Javier Ballester, son of Jaime Ballester, at a property exhibition in 1995

Over the years they extended their presence to other coastal areas – the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca primarily with the acquisition in June 1996 of the development Las Fuentes in Moreira and Los Castillos in the early 1990’s in Puerto Duquesa.

In 2007, Taylor Woodrow and George Wimpey merged to create the UK’s largest housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Plc and two years later its Spanish arm took the name of Taylor Wimpey España led by current General Manager Javier Ballester, son of Jaime Ballester.

During the 60 years since formation, Taylor Wimpey España has delivered more than 6,000 homes in its three current locations to buyers from over 40 countries worldwide. More than 3,000 homes have been sold on the islands of Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, about 2,500 homes on the  Costa del Sol and more than 1,000 on Costa Blanca North & South.

Taylor Wimpey Espana exhibiting at A Place in the Sun Live, UK, 2016

Over the last ten years, the market has become much more international with the company recording sales to 33 different nationalities in 2017 compared to 12 in 2007. Key ingredients to explain the company’s success include the quality in construction, the security of payments, the prime locations of the developments and its excellent customer service.

“Therese are more than enough elements to understand why Taylor Wimpey España has been successfully building residential complexes for more than half a century and serving more than 6,000 satisfied customers” comments Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director who has been with the company for 23 years now.

He added that the accessibility from low cost air carriers to selected locations on the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and Mallorca propelled the market in late 1990s, a trend set to continue for many decades to come.

Increasingly, today’s Taylor Wimpey España client is paying more attention to the developer’s brand and reputation for delivering than location, price or features.

Marina Golf, Mallorca

One example of Taylor Wimpey España’s obsession with quality is the exclusive Marina Golf development located in the southwest of Mallorca. Priced from €549,000 + VAT, the last remaining golf townhouses have 3 bedrooms with private terraces and gardens, surrounded by a solarium with views over the Santa Ponsa III golf course

“Whilst it’s easy to say, it’s not so easy to deliver high quality homes which is why we are so proud of our Mallorcan developments. Operational since 1958, Taylor Wimpey España has been at the forefront of the island’s property market for almost six decades, securing the very best sites and building the finest homes for our clients. We are Mallorca and we are committed to ensuring a sustainable future for the island we call home.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

GrandView: 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for sale in La Cala Golf Resort, Mijas
GrandView, La Cala Golf – Costa del Sol

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From 2nd – 4th February, the world’s best tennis players will contest again at the Davis Cup tournament held in Marbella on the Costa del Sol with Spain competing against Great Britain.

The Davis Cup is one of the most important event in Marbella’s event calendar with the City Council, the Junta of Andalucía and Costa del Sol Tourism each contributing €150,000 to the event.

Indeed, although neither Andy Murray nor Rafael Nadal will be playing at the tournament this year, popular English player Kyle Edmund, who reached the semi-finals in the Australian Open just gone, will without doubt attract a large British attendance.

As Davis Cup excitement descends, people are once again inspired to pick up a racket and get swept up in the atmosphere and Taylor Wimpey España, which celebrates its 60th year of operations (1958 – 2018) has the ideal holiday homes with ace tennis courts, perfect to practice that backhand.

“For fans of the sport, properties with tennis facilities provide the ideal choice for a holiday home or retirement plans. Horizon Golf and Grand View for example is within La Cala Resort which features outdoor tennis courts perfect for a set or two. Spain’s plentiful sunshine and dry, warm days allow for visits throughout every season.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

Situated in the beautiful valley of Mijas, Grand View is Taylor Wimpey de España‘s fourth development at La Cala Resort within the complex’s famous Campo Asia golf course. At La Cala Resort, beginners and experienced players will find their perfect tennis holiday as coaching programs are offered.

With prices starting from €287,000 + VAT, the private gated development offers apartments all with two bedrooms minimum, two bathrooms, cloakroom and stunning panoramic views over the golf course and La Cala de Mijas.

Grand View features luxury finishes including fully equipped furnished kitchens, air conditioning, designer bathrooms, bedrooms with motorised blinds, and secure, fully lined wardrobes. Residents can reach the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol in just ten minutes, with Malaga airport only 30 minutes away.

For more information, please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.