Spanish Developments

Gaspar Lino - Spain Construction

The numerous real estate and construction projects that Gaspar Lino has been involved with over the years cover an index of sectors and spans several oceans, however much of his early career successes in real estate was spent in southern Spain.

In the mid 1990s Gaspar Lino became involved in the real estate industry in Spain building a strong porfolio and developing luxury homes in southern Spain. After partnering with RA Capital assuming the position of Managing Director of the group of companies allowing him to create a commercial structure under the Century 21 brand, achieving the highest sales turnover for the franchise in Spain during three consecutive years.

During this time, Gaspar participated in the purchase, development and management of what has become one of the most emblematic golf resorts within the Costa del Sol: Los Flamingos Golf and the Ritz Carlton ‘Villa Padierna’ Hotel.

In 2000, he becomes a founding partner of Peninsula Project Management, with the aim of establishing this real estate development company as a benchmark within the European residential tourism market. Due to an extensive knowledge of the market, coupled with efficient and rigorous management practises, the company continues to experience the sustained growth it has enjoyed since its beginnings.

Peninsula soon became a reference to others with its international approach to marketing property developments.

Gaspar was responsible for creating a worldwide agent and marketing network of over 2.000 real estate and financial agents.

In 2005, construction begins on the Medina Elvira Golf Resort, located in Granada, Spain. This development, which has become Peninsula´s flagship development, not only has been an enormous commercial success, but has also obtained the distinction of “Best Spanish Golf Resort” which was awarded by the European Property Awards in London in July 2009.

Currently, Peninsula has over 1100 homes under development or management, representing a volume of sales in excess of 300 million Euros.

Taking advantage of its excellent commercial structure, in 2005 Gaspar Lino, creates the marketing branch “Peninsula Marketing & Ventas” which acts alongside Peninsula Project Management under the trading name

PENINSULA. This marketing company was established as an external commercial department; marketing not only the developments of the Peninsula Group but also those of other property developers.

As a marketing agent, Peninsula Marketing & Ventas, on obtaining exclusive rights for the promotion and commercialization of a real estate development, provides a comprehensive service to the developer; from product development, financial analysis, the co-ordination of marketing activities on an international level, sales management, organising the completion and handing over of the properties, through to the after-sales customer service provided to theproperty buyer. Peninsula Marketing & Ventas has been exclusive marketing agent for developers such as Evemarina,

Maexpa, Malaga Haendel, Vladigolf, Proadis, Geprolar and Nadalsol. With over 3,000 properties sold, this company has become a benchmark in real estate marketing in Europe.

Currently, Gaspar is a shareholder, sole administrator and managing director of Peninsula.

In January, 2008, Gaspar established Galavant, a property development partnership dealing with the development of state-subsidized housing. Based in Spain, this company has experienced rapid growth, having recently reached a volume of assets under management in excess of 45 million Euros. Gaspar is a majority shareholder and sits on the advisory board of the company.

In 2009, Gaspar becomes a founder and shareholder of Owners International Property. The objective of the company is to manage and sell property developments that have been repossessed by financial institutions. Currently, Owners International Property has contracts with BBVA Bank, Caixa Catalunya, CajaSur, Bancaja and CAM bank and with developers Prasa and Procam. Owners International Property has over 130 million Euros of property assets under management and Gaspar is a shareholder and director of the company.

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