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Real Estate

High quality study - developed for investors / developers wishing to seize opportunities in the second Portuguese city - based on reliable sources, official data and macro trends from national and international sources.

Example cover from an Imobintel study.


1st SEMESTER, 2019

"Profile dossier of the Portuguese residential real estate market, with special focus on the city of Porto."

Porto is nowadays a vibrant city, where a growing number of international companies are looking to set up their businesses and presenting a great residential attractiveness, for both domestic and expats.

Imobintel produces high quality study - aimed for investors / developers who want to seize the opportunities in the second Portuguese city.


Our studies are based on recent official data, and identify the most relevant trends for the industry and explains how these may influence your current and future investments.

It is structured in depth, with relevance and data correlation.

Get to know some of the themes and content you will have access to:

  1. Megatrends and life style

    1. Co-living/co-housing

    2. “age agnostic”

    3. “back to basics for status”

    4. “conscious consumer”

    5. “fiding my jomo”

    6. “i can look after myself”

    7. “i want it know!”

    8. “looner living”

    9. Economia de partilha / sharing economy

  2. Macroeconomic environment

    1. Interest rates

    2. Alternative financial investments (term/risk)

  3. Foreign direct investment

    1. Portugal

    2. Porto

  4. Foreign residents

    1. Portugal

    2. Porto

  5. Foreign investment via golden visa

  6. Political environment

  7. Fiscal side

    1. Energy efficiency

    2. Urban rehabilitation

  8. Timing of the investment: macro environment summary

  9. Sector observatory

    1. Investor expectations on real estate

    2. Characterization of the real estate development sector (design and construction of buildings)

    3. Activity indicators

      1. Financing side

      2. Bank of Portugal “recommendations” for mortgage loans

      3. Banking valuation

      4. Market demand indicator – residential market size

      5. Foreign demand size

      6. Other indicators: stock turnover - costs - lead times

      7. Market indicator - Supply vs. Demand

    4. Advanced Activity Indicator

      1. Portugal

      2. Porto

    5. Income and housing

      1. Portugal

      2. Porto

  10. Alternative sectors

    1. Investor expectations on housing sector

    2. National housing buyer characterization

    3. Ideal house for the portuguese

    4. Purchase and financing of housing

    5. The future of the family

    6. Housing & shared amenities

    7. Distinctive aspects of housing tailored to the sharing format

    8. Cohousing example development in porto

    9. Serviced apartments exemple in porto

    10. Coliving concept

    11. Key success factors “income producing dwellings”

    12. Shared areas and services (function by type of users)

  11. About tourism and related services

    1. Investor expectations on travel & leisure

    2. Touristic lodging in portugal

    3. Short-term rentals in porto

    4. Str containment zones in porto

    5. Str business model – amenities supply example

  12. Student population

    1. Student lodging offer overview

    2. Student residences – porto example

  13. Seniors

    1. The aging population macro-trend - "silver economy"

    2. Investor expectations on silver economy

    3. Senior residence - example

  14. Timing of investment: industry environment summary

  15. Local observatory [porto]

    1. Residential – supply side

    2. Sociodemographic characterization of the porto metropolitan area

    3. Income and housing in oporto metropolitan area

    4. Porto residential developing market trend (last 3 years)

    5. Residential future offer in the city 2021/22

    6. Housing prices by city zone

    7. Residential “Hot” zones in Porto (ine – 1ºtri 2019)

  16. The current drivers of housing market

  17. About the future of today’s market drivers

  18. Potential new market drivers

  19. Current industry attractiveness analysis

  20. Porter’s 5 forces analysis on the industry

  21. Sector’s swot (for porto)

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