11th October 2017

House prices in Malta went up by 5.5 per cent in the April to June quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.

FROM LIFE & ART

Sarah Micallef - 22nd October 2017

The sleek new Sullivan Maritime reception area, located on the ground floor of St Barbara Bastions in Valletta, encompasses an expert mix of warmth and style within a functional business setting.

10th October 2017

This year, a property investor will make a 6.64 per cent return in Malta.

5th October 2017

The Prince of Wales is in Malta to lead a commemoration in Valletta to recall the granting of the George Cross to Malta during the Second World War, 75 years ago.

28th August 2017

Two Maltese architecture graduates, Lucia Calleja and Katrina Gauci tutored the concrete workshop Current, at this year’s edition of EASA, in the beautiful town of Fredericia, Denmark.

Marie-Claire Grima - 15th August 2017

Heritage and environment NGO Din l-Art Helwa is taking a phased approach to the restoration of Torri l-Abjad (The White Tower) in Mellieha, which will require €300,000 over three years.

27th July 2017

Leading international hotel chain Mariott has confirmed and signed an agreement to open a major 300-room five star hotel in SmartCity, according to information being circulated by real estate agents promoting The Shoreline project in SmartCity.

Jo Caruana - 30th July 2017

The hospitality and property arm of the Bortex Group is months away from opening its first boutique hotel in Valletta, as well as a luxury block of apartments in central Sliema.

24th July 2017

Dubai-based developer Damac, whose chairman met Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, is "keeping an eye" on Malta as it looks to expand its international investment portfolio.

Manuel Zarb - 13th July 2017

Four out of five Shoreline residences marketed have already been sold, according to Remax Malta COO Jeff Buttigieg.

12th July 2017

A €19m palazzo? A €10m detached villa? Here are some of the most eye-wateringly expensive properties on the Maltese market right now.

14th May 2017 – Sarah Micallef

Situated between West Street and Old Theatre Street, the recently completed offices of translation company GTS, is the latest project by promising young architecture firm, A Collective. Adorned with five Maltese balconies and enjoying views of the Anglican Cathedral, Carmelite Church dome, Marsamxett harbour and Valletta rooftops, the Valletta property provided a characterful, albeit challenging backdrop for architects responsible, Steven Risiott and Patricia Grech.

16th April 2017 – Iggy Fenech

In the final instalment of our property special, Margit Waas and Jeffrey Twitchell-Waas, who have travelled the world together lecturing at universities around the globe, welcome us into their charming home in Qormi, where they’ve lived for 10 years, following their decision to relocate to the warmest country in Europe.

15 April 2017 – Jo Caruana

In the second instalment of our property special, the Reverend Simon Godfrey, Canon of the St Paul’s Pro-Cathedral in Valletta, shows us around the adjacent Chancellor’s Lodge, where he has lived for nine years. His favourite space is his office, which is located in the historic spire. He has filled it with items that reflect his passions – art, history, literature and, of course, religion.

14th April 2017 – Jo Caruana

In the first of a three-part property special, HE Béatrice Le Fraper Du Hellen, France’s Ambassador to Malta, lets us into the French Embassy’s official residence in Zebbug, which has been her home since January 2015. The décor reflects her jovial approach to life, including her love for interesting conversation, good books and fabulous entertaining.

8th April 2017 - Marie-Claire Grima

Giving your workspace a well-deserved makeover? Here’s a look at the latest interior trends to inspire you.

12th March 2017 – Sarah Micallef

It is no secret that the property market in Malta is currently doing well. So well, in fact, that sales are at an all-time high, leading many to consider it a major boom. But do the numbers reflect reality, or is it a bubble, waiting to burst?

4th March 2017 – Sarah Micallef

Described as New York Best’s “alcoholic older cousin”, Fat Louie’s – the latest eatery from the brothers behind the successful New York Best franchise, Tommy and Nick Diacono – threw open its metal doors a few months ago, and it’s not just the unique menu, comprised of interest-piquing items like bone marrow and 12-hour smoked ribs, that caught our attention.

25th February 2017 – Sarah Micallef

Newly opened Emma’s Kitchen in San Gwann is the beautifully presented culmination of Emma Warrington’s food blog – Emma’s Kitchen Project – which Emma, with the help of partner and creative director Matthew Demarco, crafted with as much love, care and style as she puts into her food.

17th December 2016 – Sarah Micallef

The recently completed offices of Content House Group serve as a reflection of the dynamic team that spend their days there – a team which has gone from a three-man show to one of Malta’s largest publishers in print and digital media in just over a decade.

Martina Said – 19th November 2016

Following years of abandonment, the Cittadella in Rabat, Gozo is finally basking in its restored glory. Architect Martin Xuereb, who worked on and implemented parts of the Master Plan for the site, divulges what went into this mammoth project amid expectations for a nomination as a candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status.

Jo Caruana – 5th November 2016

Lisa Gwen, curator and head of the Creative Europe Desk at the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, has lovingly transformed this Hamrun townhouse by flooding it with light, enveloping it in art and, yet, staying completely true to its original design aesthetic.

Jo Caruana – 29th October 2016

Mid-century furniture and design have experienced a definite resurgence, and design aficionados are taking notice. Thomas Camilleri, actor and creative executive at brand and design agency Switch, spent a year-and-a-half transforming this spacious third-floor apartment into an eclectic space with an authentic charm.

Sarah Micallef – 2nd October 2016

Consisting of nothing less than a complete makeover of the executive floor with no structural alterations whatsoever, the brief for this luxurious office and lounge space was an interesting one for Atelier Maison architects Paula Agius-Vadala' and Katja Abela Cassar, and one which they pulled off seamlessly.

Sarah Micallef – 11th September 2016

The restaurant design series takes a look at recently opened Brass & Knuckle in Naxxar – the design of which pairs fine textures and materials to achieve a cool, modern aesthetic.

Marie-Claire Grima – 10th September 2016

It’s out with the new and in with the old – here’s a look at some of the freshest trends in office design, many of which draw heavy inspiration from the past.

Sarah Micallef – 4th September 2016

Last May, stylish new restaurant Taproom opened its doors in Valletta. Director Georg Albrecht Heine explains the concept behind the brasserie and bar.

Sarah Micallef – 28th August 2016

The third instalment in our restaurant design series celebrating local eateries with an eye for design presents Salt, where designer Sean Cassar worked hand in hand with the owners to realise their unique vision.

Sarah Micallef – 19th August 2016

The second instalment in our restaurant design series celebrating local eateries with an eye for décor looks at restaurant and farm shop Diar il-Bniet in Dingli, which subscribes to that old Maltese proverb, ‘l-ewwel ma tiekol, l-għajn’.

Sarah Micallef – 16th August 2016

The local restaurant scene has really come into its own over the last decade or so, not just in terms of variety and quality, but also when it comes to décor and ambience. Zest, in St Julian’s, was of the first modern eateries to put décor on centre stage.