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Nordic Sports: the industry launches a strategic study

Prospective

on 28/11/2019

Nordic France is the industry association for operators of nordic snow sports resorts in the french mountain ranges. The association is launching a major study aimed at “giving fresh impetus” to the sector by 2021, according to its director Vincent Berlandis.


Summer Season 2019: The Mountains Hold Their Own

Tendances

on 18/10/2019

Professionals and industry observers are unanimous: summer in the mountains is on the up and up. According to the National Association of Resort Mayors (ANMSM) occupancy rates are, on average, exceeding 60%. The good times are back.


PAYE: what are the consequences?

Finance

on 11/10/2019

Chalet and apartment owners in the mountains who receive rental income are affected by the PAYE system recently put in place in France. Cimalpes explains.


Le Parc Alpin

Tendances

on 04/10/2019

Kim Dufour and Vincent Laloy-Lajoix, your 2 field experts and advisors dedicated to the Meribel market, present you in more detail the emblematic program of the Alpine Park located in Meribel Centre.

 


How digital has disrupted the mountain real estate market

Tendances

on 27/09/2019

Like the media, finance or distribution sectors, tourism has been totally disrupted with the arrival of the web, social networks and smartphones; this is particularly the case in the mountain real estate market. The analysis of Benjamin Berger, Managing Director of the Cimalpes Group.


Rental income: what you need to know about the various tax systems

Finance

on 20/09/2019

Patrick Duin is the head of the personal tax department at the MG (Magnin-Gecors) consultancy, specialists in assisting property owners in the mountains. He talked to Cimalpes about the various tax systems available to owners with rental income.


New development: Les Chalets de la Stelvio

Prospective

on 13/09/2019

Jean Philippe Sagne and Vincent Salm, your Cimalpes advisers on the Courchevel market, and in particular Courchevel Moriond, gives you a detailed analysis of the prestigious Chalets de la Stelvio programme. They will be able to listen to you for all (future) projects.


7 questions worth asking before investing in rental ski property

Finance

on 06/09/2019

When looking to invest in a ski property to generate rental revenues. Benjamin Berger answers: 7 key questions that should be asked to succeed in your investment project.


Who buys in the big resorts?

Tendances

on 30/08/2019

Nationalities, profiles, strategies... Benjamin Berger, CEO of Cimalpes, paints a portrait of those who personally invest in the major alpine resorts today.


Climate: moving towards the “right snow

Prospective

on 23/08/2019

Spotlight on the Météo Montagnes meetings founded by Christian Reverbel 20 years ago. A meeting place for the big names in this field, the event has become a travelling event to come and meet you.


Article 145 of the ELAN law: what are the consequences?

Finance

on 16/08/2019

The law of 23 November 2018 on development and digital technology, known as the ELAN law, is gradually being implemented. Article 145 concerns the terms and conditions of furnished tourist rentals. Its implementing decree is planned for spring. Overview.


Mountain renovations: challenges and resources

Finance

on 09/08/2019

Urban planning is often restricted by geography in the mountains, as well the increasingly rare or costly real estate in need of refurbishment. As a result, architects, interior designers and construction companies have developed extensive expertise to allow owners or buyers to get the most out of their apartment or chalet by undertaking renovation works.


The mountain is getting higher on the real estate side

Finance

on 02/08/2019

The purchase of an apartment in a ski resort is above all a pleasure purchase. But its rental can ensure a very attractive return on investment, especially with the ever-increasing rise of property prices.


What is the right altitude to buy at?

Prospective

on 26/07/2019

Does it make sense to buy at high-altitude resorts to anticipate the effects of climate change on snow cover?

According to Olivier Builly, one of the founders of Cimalpes, it could be just as judicious to invest in the mid-mountain area if the investment has been properly thought through.


Summer 2019 in our resorts and activities

Tendances

on 19/07/2019

Because summer holidays in our ski resorts are full of surprises and activities, we have prepared a selection of events taking place this summer, something to please families or groups of friends, athletes or artists. There will be something for everyone. Discover them now! 


National skiers: the present and future of mountain tourism

Prospective

on 12/07/2019

In the 2019 edition of the International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism, Swiss expert Laurent Vanat demonstrated the need, with the exception of certain cases, to develop national markets, both in terms of long-standing destinations and new arrivals on the ski market.


The Courchevel Le Praz agency opens its doors

Tendances

on 05/07/2019

Good news! As our clientele is always growing, we continue our expansion by opening an agency in Le Praz, one of the most dynamic levels of Courchevel currently.


New or old: what strategy should buyers take?

Finance

on 28/06/2019

Real estate at the major resorts in the French Alps, like elsewhere, is divided into two categories: new and old. Should buyers consider whether to invest in one rather than the other? Benjamin Berger, CEO of Cimalpes, gives us his take on the question.


Megeve: our new sales team

Tendances

on 21/06/2019

To satisfy our growing clientele over the years, we are welcoming two new negotiators to the Haute-Savoie station.


Decorating a mountain chalet

Tendances

on 14/06/2019

Founder of the Atelier Giffon, an interior design firm based in the Lyon region, Remi Giffon talks about the principles and trends when it comes to fittings and interior design for mountain chalets.


Winter 2018-2019 in the mountains: overview of the season

Tendances

on 03/05/2019

The winter season is drawing to a close. Benjamin Berger, CEO of Cimalpes, gives us an overview and outlines the major trends on the horizon for 2019/2020.


Winter 2018-2019 in the mountains: initial trends

Tendances

on 28/01/2019

The first figures from the end-of-year holidays are in as well as the forecasts for the rest of the season - both new and continuing trends. We asked Sacha Bogachuk, Inessa Chauchaix, Lola Lambert and Lisa Maksikova, all Ski Holiday Advisors for the Cimalpes Group, for their analysis.


British investors in the Alps and Brexit

Prospective

on 04/12/2018

On 29 March 2019, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, in line with the results of the referendum held in June 2016. To date, we do not yet know if the withdrawal agreement concluded on 13 November will be ratified in the House of Commons. A partner in the Knight Frank property consultancy, Roddy Aris gives us his analysis of the situation from the point of view of British investments in French resorts.


Summer 2018 in the mountains

Tendances

on 11/10/2018

Co-manager of G2A, a consultancy firm specialising in the analysis of tourist flows in mountain regions, Gilles Revial gives us an initial assessment of the 2018 summer season in the Alps and the Pyrenees based on the occupancy rates provided by hosts covering a sample of 80 mountain resorts.


 

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