According to Eurostat, Spain’s construction sector increased by 14.4% year-on-year to January 2015, compared with an EU average rise of only 3%. In monthly terms, Spanish construction activity grew by 2% from December 2014 to January 2015 – double the figure for the EU as a whole. Provisional figures from Spain’s central statistics institute show the country’s economy grew by 0.9% in the first quarter of 2015.

Taylor Wimpey España, brand name familiar to many homebuyers in the UK, is one company that keep building throughout Spain’s difficult economic times. “We’ve been doing this a long time, some 50 years,” says the company’s Marc Pritchard, “And one of the reasons for that is that we listen to our customers and respond to their needs. We’re providing good value for money in the best locations, with the best build quality and from a name that buyers can trust.”

The company is currently offering a range of properties on the island of Mallorca, including Costa Beach at Port Vell and Cala Magrana III and Cala Anguila II near Porto Cristo.