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Lisbon’s development renaissance

With a planning regime targeting the revival of period buildings in one of Europe’s oldest cities, the Portuguese capital is cashing in and keeping its cool

8th October, 2017
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Lisbon is a handsome, bustling European capital

There’s a Portuguese proverb that says: “a experiência é mãe da ciência”, or “experience is the mother of all wisdom”. When it comes to construction and property renovation in Portugal’s capital city Lisbon, it seems the city’s enlightened planning officials have taken a rather deliberate and long-term approach to stimulating the sector.

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