The Golden Visa Portugal was a success in 2013, almost 400 Investor Visas have been issued in this country, most coming from China and Russia
The Golden Visa Portugal is attractive with a minimum investment of 500.000 Euro into real estate. A minimum stay per year apply. Investors surely have been looking for Portugal as an interesting opportunity regarding climate. The south is used by several thousands European as well to stay over the winter.
We expect a bigger competition for Portugal as Spain raised a similar law in October 2013 and has the more interesting infrastructure and economy size.