Sculpture by Jorge Vieira inspired by the sun and man

The government acted quickly and decisively, while many of its citizens have respected the government’s decision to shutdown

Portugal’s response is suddenly being seen by others around the world as exemplary. The respect for the elderly and the will to keep the social fabric intact has been highly commended by world leaders.

In these tough times, individuals are seeking higher quality for the lifestyles of their families and are looking to move to places which have a high quality of life to cost of living ratio. People are seeking safety and security even more and we at Martinhal are convinced that people and companies will move to cities which deliver on sustainability, hygiene, healthcare and people. The infrastructure, connections, education, R&D and workforce developed over several years by Portugal all put it in good stead to bounce back quicker post-pandemic. There is even a bigger value for the lifestyle here in the future.