About investment in Barcelona

  • Non-residents can easily purchase housing, offices, stores and other real estate (with ownership)
  • The average yield is the highest among developed countries in Europe
  • Civil law and fees for real estate vary by state
  • Catalonia only purchased from a residential building contractor
  • About half of the investors are from foreigners
  • Property taxes and administrative costs are cheaper than other developed countries
* Under the current law, the real estate acquisition tax will be halved for purchasers under  30 years old.
As you can see in the graph, the average housing yield in Barcelona as of 2019 is 7.5%. By neighborhood, Nou Barris (2,458 euros / m2) and HortaGuinardó (3,021 euros / m2) are the highest, with 6.5% and 5.5% respectively, and SantMartí (18 euros / m2), the highest rental in Barcelona. And the returns of Ciutat Vella (19.1 euros / m2) are 5.3% and 5.1%, respectively, above the Barcelona average.