Alda European Investments was created by Alicia Colomer, a Barcelona based immigration and international relations lawyer, and Dawn Buckler, Managing Director of longstanding Barcelona based Real Estate and Vacation Rental agency Catalunya Casas.
Alda employs a team of multi-national experts in law, real estate, property management and investment. Our partners consist of:
- Legal and Real State: Alicia Colomer obtained her Law Degree through the University of Barcelona in 1995 and has specialised in international business law. For many years she worked in Human Resurce for a Spanish marketing company, and has since lived in the Middle East (Lebanon) where she has pursued her business activities in many sectors; creating businesses, developing and distributing her own brands along with third party brands such as San Miguel, Aradina etc. As an expert on the business and Arab worlds, she represents the firm CASTRO ABOGADOS &CONSULTORES through which she promotes large scale foreign investment in Cuba in sectors such as hotel, real estate, energy etc.Her commercial and business experience together with her language skills allow her to offer our clients a complete legal and advice service for their investments.Ms. Colomer was the first lawyer in Spain to solicit residency for a client through the new Spanish Investors Law of 2013.Alicia Colomer handles immigration and spanish residency visa for investments.
- She has long experience to getting returns of all investments with vacational rentals or rentals a long term.
- Real Estate: J. Dawn Buckler is managing Director of Catalunya Casas – a successful real estate and vacation rental brand operating in Catalunya, Spain since 2005. She is Canadian born with European citizenship and has lived in Vancouver, Toronto, London and Barcelona. Ms. Buckler holds a business degree from the British Columbia Insitute of Technology (BCIT) and has managed and overseen hundreds of international property purchase deals in Spain from North American, Russian, Middle East and Chinese clients.
Ms. Buckler is a member of the Register of Property Realtors of Catalunya (this official registry aims to promote transparency in the real estate sector and ensure consumer protection) and her vacation rental company Catalunya Casas is Department of Tourism certified.
With over 20 years of experience in the real estate market, Ms Bucker can offer expert advice and guidance on property evaluations, location targeting to determine the best income potential, and sales negotiating direct with the property owner.
Ms. Buckler is familiar with common property purchase differences faced when buying overseas property and for this reason offers a full structural condition report for all of our properties as well as water tight purchase contracts.
- Banking: Alda European Investments works with ABANCA to arrange mortgages, accounts and currency transfer requirements for our clients. Our exclusive and long.standing collaboration with ABANCA offers our clients unrivalled, efficient and uncomplicated services. Banco Sabadell is the fourth-largest banking group funded by private Spanish capital. It includes several banks, brands, subsidiary and holding companies spanning the whole range of financial business. Specialising in commercial banking, it has a significant penetration in the company and medium and high level private customer market.