Purchasing land plots in Cyprus

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Buy a plot of land in Cyprus

Buying land in Cyprus has become a popular destination and a significant trend in recent years.

In the first half of 2023, the share of land transactions amounted to 65.7% of all transactions (of which the purchase of land for development was 23.5%), the share of transactions for the purchase and sale of apartments was 18.9%, and houses were 15.3%. This confirms that both local and foreign buyers are actively investing in land in Cyprus.

Cyprus is very profitable in terms of investment in land; the island has excellent opportunities for permanent residence, recreation and business.

Why is it now profitable to invest in land in Cyprus and real estate construction?

✅ Developing real estate market

The real estate market in Cyprus is actively developing, providing a wide range of opportunities for investors. The growing demand for quality housing and infrastructure creates favorable conditions for the successful development of construction projects.

✅ Attractive land prices

Currently, land prices in Cyprus remain relatively affordable compared to other EU countries, providing investors with a unique opportunity to purchase promising land plots for future construction.

✅ Increase in cost

In Cyprus, the limited resource of available land makes it even more valuable and in demand. As demand for real estate increases, land values continue to rise, highlighting the attractiveness of this investment destination.

✅ Possibility to start the sales process immediately after purchasing the land

The advantage of purchasing land with a ready-made project and license is also that the buyer has the opportunity to begin the process of construction and sale simultaneously and immediately after purchasing the land plot. For example, in Larnaca, this trend of sales from stage 0 has been developing for more than 2 years, as the demand for housing exceeds supply, given the sharp increase in foreigners in Cyprus.

✅ Attractive tax conditions

Cyprus offers attractive tax conditions for investors and entrepreneurs. Low tax rates, especially for property and income taxes, provide additional incentives for those seeking to maximize their investment opportunities.

✅ Increased interest in tourism and relocation

Tourism in Cyprus is constantly growing, which makes real estate on the island in demand. In 2023, tourist arrivals to Cyprus increased by 32%, strengthening its reputation as a year-round holiday destination. Purchasing land in Cyprus for the construction of hotel apartments, villas or small apartment complexes provides an excellent opportunity for rental or resale, generating additional income.

✅ High potential for return on investment in Cyprus real estate

Investments in real estate in Cyprus can generate income on a monthly basis when renting them out (6% -8% per annum), as well as in the form of a net increase in value.

And short-term rentals can bring even higher profits – from 12 to 15%.

✅ Individual approach to construction

Investments in land plots in Cyprus will allow the investor to expand the choice of investment project as budget or luxury housing.

If you want to buy land for development in Cyprus, our company offers profitable opportunities. Our offers cover various areas of Cyprus including Paphos, Limassol, Larnaca.

Buying land in Cyprus through a company

Citizens of the European Union have the right to purchase land in Cyprus without restrictions. While the purchase of property in Cyprus by foreign citizens (non-EU citizens) has some restrictions.

Foreign citizens also have the right to purchase a plot of land, but the area of the plot is limited to 4,014 square meters per person.
It should be noted that this restriction only applies if you are purchasing land as an individual.

However, foreign investors have the opportunity to bypass the plot size restriction by purchasing land through companies. If the plot is purchased in the name of a company, there are no restrictions on the size of the property.

In addition, we are pleased to share some interesting updates on the construction business in Cyprus.

The government has recently introduced a more efficient application process for low-risk projects.

This means that in the future there will be no need to apply for a building permit for structures such as houses and apartment buildings consisting of 6-9 residential units.

This development indicates that in the near future we will be able to bypass the long waiting periods for construction project permits, which previously delayed the start of construction by 6 months to a year.

For example, with a budget of 500,000 euros, we have a unique investment proposal for the purchase of a plot of land in a prestigious area of ​​Larnaca with an approved permit for the construction of a residential building with 6 apartments, including 2 penthouses on the  top floors.

Buying a plot of land through a company and construction business in Cyprus

Starting a construction business in Cyprus involves several important steps. Below are the basic requirements and steps to ensure the successful launch of your construction business in Cyprus:

Our lawyers are ready to provide comprehensive support at all stages of your project: from careful selection of a land plot and preparation of the necessary documents, registration of your company to obtaining property rights.

Our services don't stop there - we also support you in managing your construction project.

We will provide you with professional assistance in carrying out successful operations for the sale of constructed objects, guaranteeing you comprehensive support throughout the entire path of your business project.

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    Professional assistance from our company in purchasing land in Cyprus

    Our Cypriot and international team of lawyers and experts have over 30 years of experience in investment, corporate, immigration and tax planning.

    By contacting us, you receive comprehensive services and security of your investments.

    Whether you are looking to build a home for your family, an apartment building for investment or a complex of villas in Cyprus, we provide:

    Our services also include Project management:

    Our experts are ready to provide advice on choosing a site, assistance in checking all the necessary documents and full support of the purchase and sale transaction process.

    Purchasing land plots in Cyprus - FAQ
    What types of land are there in Cyprus?

    Land in Cyprus offers a variety of investment prospects with varying risks, returns and liquidity:

    • Residential plots: ideal for the construction of residential buildings. Today, the most popular cities for buying land to build a house in Cyprus are Larnaca, Paphos and Limassol.
    • Land for commercial purposes: suitable for business infrastructure, office and business centers.
    • Tourist areas: Excellent for visitor-oriented properties.
    • Industrial areas: intended for the construction of plants, factories, etc., and are located on the outskirts of cities, away from residential areas.
    • Agricultural land: used for farming
    How much do land plots cost in Cyprus?

    Prices for land plots vary greatly depending on various factors, including location, distance from the sea, accessibility of communications, and building density.

    In Limassol, prices start from 600 € per 1 m² of building plot with permission and can reach thousands of euros, especially if the plot is close to the sea.

    In Paphos and Larnaca you can also find a variety of plot options with different prices depending on their location and characteristics.

    Prices for plots in Paphos and Larnaca before obtaining a building permit start from 100 per sq. m. m.

    For example, you can buy a plot of land in Larnaca for residential development with a licensed construction project with a total construction area of 570 m² for 360, 381 €.

    What factors can affect the cost of land in Cyprus?

    The cost of land is influenced by several factors:

    • Purpose of the site: whether the site is intended for industrial construction, a housing complex or a tourist site.
    • Location: the most expensive and prestigious areas are located in coastal and central areas of cities closer to the coast.
    • Land area
    • Infrastructure development and transport accessibility

    Read also: What is important to consider when buying land in Cyprus: recommendations from our experts

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    Elena Georghiou Founder and Managing Director
    Elena Georghiou – Founder and Managing Director of Feod Group. Has two higher educations: the first at the Odessa State Polytechnic University, majoring in automation and computer engineering (1986) and second in the Moscow State Law Academy, majoring in law (1991). Has work experience in London i...
    Elena Georghiou – Founder and Managing Director of Feod Group. Has two higher educations: the first at the Odessa State Polytechnic University, majoring in automation and computer engineering (1986) and second in the Moscow State Law Academy, majoring in law (1991). Has work experience in London immigration law firms. Is a regular participant in seminars and trainings on immigration, corporate and private law of the European Union. Elena Georghiou has more than 25 years of legal experience and heads the specialized Residency and Citizenship practice across European countries, UK and USA advising HNWIs and their families on:
    • immigration planning;
    • consultations on obtaining alternative (second) citizenship;
    • Residency and Citizenship by Investment;
    • business immigration;
    • preparation of appeals, working with complex immigration cases.
    She advises individuals and corporate clients for wealth/business structuring and assets protection. Central to her Managerial role in the company she initiated and united high level lawyers and other top professionals around the word in order to provide Feod Group clients with bespoke level of legal and business services word wide, keeping the staff focused on the opportunities and challenges faced by each individual client. Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English.
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