Analyzing the global holiday market, experts at Christie's International Real Estate take the factors that motivate buyers' decisions into the world's favorite ski destinations.
Despite the reported drop in the number of skiers who have visited popular ski resorts over the last three years, the luxury property markets in these locations are constantly rising on the part of wealthy customers. They want to own a holiday property and enjoy all the pleasures associated with it by accepting the purchase as a reward for the efforts made in their business.
The new luxurious developments of the ski lifts and the maintenance of an excellent base and conditions for rest and sport in the famous ski destinations will be a prerequisite for raising the interest of wealthy buyers in 2017 and forwards.
Technology has changed the profile of the traditional customer in these destinations. As more and more wealthy buyers can now easily maintain their business and work remotely, thanks to advances in digital communications, they move their families to their holiday homes to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle, close to nature.
As part of its annual report on the state of the luxury property market in 2017, Christie's International Real Estate, the international real estate agency, outlined the following facts and outlined the trends in property markets in the most popular ski destinations:
- $ 4,000,000 is the average starting price for a luxury property in the preferred ski destinations worldwide.
- $ 24,000,000 is the highest price paid on the ski property market in 2016. for an 8-bedroom mansion in Aspen, Colorado.
- $ 1860 is the price per square meter of property in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
- Park City, Utah reported the biggest increase in sales of high-end properties in ski destinations worldwide for the year - 19% versus 2015.
- Luxury properties have risen, but the lack of sufficient quality areas to meet the demands of today's wealthy buyer hampers the conclusion of more deals.
- In the popular ski destinations, realtors register increased demand for modern, modern properties that are equipped with high-tech equipment and provide all the necessary amenities. Rich clients want to buy a property where they can immediately enjoy complete recreation in nature without having to repair or change anything in it.
- Hot ski destinations in the future will be the Cayvan Mountains in Georgia, which soon enjoy their first boutique hotel, Quadrum Ski & Yoga Resort, built in an ecological area. Lech in the Austrian Alps is another interesting area in which more and more new luxury hotels and buildings are emerging.