Barcelona & Tarragona Create Luxury “Mega Yacht” Marinas
Barcelona is continung to see major investment from private equity groups that are drawn to city’s world renowned architecture and cultural attractions. Barcelona boasts some of the world’s best resturants and bars. Skiing and tax free residency in Andorra is within a 30 minute helicopter ride from the marina’s own helipad. Most of the world’s luxury brands can be found in Barcelona. Burberry complete their new flagship store in the city in 2012.
Here the private equity group Salamanca’s project to create one of the world’s premiere ‘mega yacht’ marinas in the centre of Barcelona.
The development was soon followed a few months later by the Qatari Diar’s purchase of Port Tarraco 95kms south of Barcelona. This port is also to be focussed on luxury super yachts up to 160m in length.
13 new luxury hotels open or re-open after refits in 2012 to cater for the growing demand of luxury hotel facilities.