Your property developer in Barcelona.
Barcelona Property Company or BPC is a property development company that specialises in buying, refurbishing and selling Barcelona apartments and property.
The owners’, Claudio Hasbun, Federico Richardson and Adrian Gaskin, combined experience of over 65 years in business brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to BPC and its clients.
We are a boutique company working out of our own premises in the whole area of Barcelona. BPC specialises in managing property for Landlords and working with Clients to help them achieve their goals in either investing in Barcelona property or in acquiring their own personal apartment.
At BPC, our Clients and Landlords come first; our objectives are to provide first grade service to ensure total satisfaction. We understand, from our many years in property management, that Landlords are seeking hassle free management of their properties. We provide this through our Micro Management Plan that provides all letting, accounting and maintenance services for your property investments.
Purchasing property in Barcelona can be a daunting experience and there are many pitfalls for unwary buyers. Through our many years of experience we are able to guide our Clients through this total process. We are not salesmen; we are consultants that provide a service that allows you to purchase the property of your dreams that satisfies your objectives, not ours.
Our services. We are property consultants.
We are a boutique consultancy company that specialises in assisting international and local clients find their Barcelona dream property through our Barcelona Integration Plan. We are facilitators not salespeople, we listen, advise and support potential buyers to ensure they end up with what they want, where they want it and we make certain our clients do not have to settle for second best.
Property Management is another facet of Barcelona Property Company. We understand, from our many years in property management, that Landlords need a no nonsense worry free management of their properties. Our Landlord Micro Management Plan provides all letting, accounting and maintenance services for your property investments.
BPC has a Project Management division that focuses on apartment renovation. This dedicated team take any size project all the way from design through to final occupancy certificate on a pre-set cost basis. Our experienced Project Managers ensure they understand and deliver what is required from our clients and provide comprehensive weekly updates until the project is fully completed.
LEGAL & FINANCE SERVICES
Barcelona Property Company further provides a comprehensive legal service to its clients. This facility provides advice and assistance on all matters of residency, including NIE applications, establishing banking relationships, drafting and reviewing every stage of the purchase contract which includes all property due diligence, tax compliance and property deed registration. We have close relationships with a number of banks and we can therefor provide information and introductions to enable you to set up banking facilities and source finance at the best rates and with a manager you will feel comfortable with.
Meet the team.
PARTNER · MANAGING DIRECTOR
Claudio is the major shareholder and manager of BPC. He was born in El Salvador, Central America, and is now a Spanish citizen.
Claudio studied marketing and advertising in both El Salvador and New York, followed by postgraduate studies in Business Administration and Marketing at EAE in Barcelona. In 2007 Claudio left academia to pursue a successful career in the real estate and tourism sector.
Contracted by the ministry of economics and finance of the Republic of Panama, Claudio planned and provided critical market research for a developing tourism initiative in the Fort Sherman area. He also provided key marketing strategies for the Gran Hotel Bahia de Panama, a 5 Star Luxury Resort boasting 345 rooms and 90 apartments.
These strategies directly stimulated the resort’s growth. He further consolidated his experience in the tourism industry working for a boutique hotel development project in Budapest, Hungary.
Claudio specializes in negotiating and commercializing boutique properties in Barcelona and simultaneously manages real estate in both Barcelona and Miami. Claudio is an industrious entrepreneur with a sound knowledge of the property market. He excels at seeking real estate opportunities and converting them into assets for his clients.
Adrian started in the Australian retail industry in 1972 and actively continues to pursue international business interests.
During the early 1980’s he owned and operated a successful real estate business specialising in selling homes, businesses and tourist attractions. In the late 1980’s Adrian further developed and sold the Squiggles stationery chain.
Adrian’s core business was in developing the Supanews and Angus & Robertson retail chains. At its peak these businesses grew to 70 stores across the east coast of Australia. Adrian divested the Supanews business to WH Smith in late 2014.
Adrian has also had investments in ecommerce, book retailing and is currently establishing an equestrian business in France.
Adrian lives in Barcelona part time and draws on his personal experiences of buying and renovating an apartment in the Barri Gotic as a foreigner, whilst not speaking any Spanish to help others who wish to do the same.
Given his 45 years’ experience in many facets of business he is well versed in negotiating. As such, together with his “hands on” knowledge of property and renovations, he is an integral part of the BPC team.
Federico Richardson is head of BPC Legal Department. He is a member of the ICAB (Barcelona Bar Association) and a knowledgeable legal facilitator to BPC Clients. Federico is passionate about advising and assisting Clients in finding solutions to their problems.
Born and raised in the tiny Central American country of El Salvador, he moved to Pamplona to study Law at the University of Navarra. In 2011 he decided to settle in Barcelona to take up a position in an evolving law firm which provided him the opportunity to learn many varied elements of law. He dealt with Corporate Law helping relocate multinational companies to Spain and advising them on the many legal aspects of their day to day operations. Fede has been heavily involved in the application of residency permit for foreigners who invested through the Golden Visa program and participated on major real estate acquisitions for worldwide investors, providing advice on the best investemnent vehicle and handling their due diligence and documentation processes.
Federico used his wide-ranging legal experience in 2015 to establish “Lexidy Law Boutique”, a unique Law Firm focused on international Clients who wish to invest and relocate in Spain.
In his role as partner of BPC, Fede oversees all clients’ legal prerequisites, and importantly; ensures all BPC Clients acquire their properties free of any liens and encumbrances. His Legal Department also provides analysis of possible tax benefits for clients.
Federico further supports and assists BPC Clients with his practical real estate knowledge.