Category Archives: FDI

Wishful Thinking – Why the World Prefers Zurich

ImageWith a population of less than half a million, Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland.  Not much of a boast – you’d be forgiven in thinking – for a municipality that has one twenty-sixth the population of Tokyo. 

How exciting can a town really be, New Yorkers may ask, with just a third of the intensity of Big Apple by population density?  Or which could nestle happily inside London’s sprawling, striving and strident shadow 18 times.  But does biggest always equate with better?

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Health Checks at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz

Grand Resort LandscapeThe Grand Resort Bad Ragaz is a heaven of the traditional and the contemporary, where legendary Swiss Grand Hotel culture, elegance, and hospitality come together.
The unique combination of luxurious and stylish accommodation, fine food, natural thermal spa water, business amenities, world class golf, wellbeing and medical facilities of the highest level makes the Grand Resort unmistakable and incomparable. Located just one hour from Zurich, this luxury Resort not only offers two traditional style Grand Hotels, the Quellenhof and the Hof Ragaz, but also the new “Spa-Tower”.

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Moving To Switzerland Made Easy

SwitzerlandFor anyone thinking about moving in with the Swiss, Barzilay Services can help in all areas of life.

Barzilay Services facilitates the transfer of foreigners to Switzerland, and in particular to the Swiss Riviera. We help define where it is most appropriate for the person to live, according to their needs, work and hobbies. We then provide a tour of the region chosen and schedule a visit of several carefully selected properties. We further assist the client in all aspects of the financial transaction and in the moving and settling in process itself.

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Yes, but is it Art? Artprice against the World

Artistic pictureThierry Ehrmann lives in a 17th Century mansion on the outskirts of Lyon with his two Great Dane hounds, Saatchi and Reuters.  The dog’s names offer more than just a hint about Ehrmann’s twin driving obsessions; art and business.  One of Europe’s most unique business moguls, Ehrmann made his fortune through, an online service for determining the value of fine arts for auctions.

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Own a piece of Paradise

El GounaOne man’s dream that began twenty years ago – to primarily create a relaxing haven on the virgin lands of the Red Sea – has become an example of a remarkable fully fledged town.  Today, this prize-winning company is a leading developer of integrated towns with a strong foothold in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The Group’s greatest triumphs to date are the fully fledged towns of El Gouna and Taba Heights both in Egypt and The Cove in the United Arab Emirates.


The organization’s rich and diversified  portfolio of projects includes both existing and pipeline properties in Africa, the Middle East and Europe including; Andermatt in Switzerland, Lustica in Montenegro, Cornwall in the United Kingdom , Chbika in Morocco,  Tala Bay in Jordan  and Salalah beach and Jebel Sifah in the Sultanate of Oman, to name a few. 

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