EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH GILBERTO JORDAN - CHAIRMAN OF THE ANDRE JORDAN GROUP
How would you describe Belas Clube de Campo to someone who hasn’t had the chance to visit the development yet?
Lisbon Green Valley - Belas Clube de Campois the largest residential resort in a European capital and a benchmark of success in the Portuguese real estate market.
The 366 units of apartments, townhouses and single-family home plots of land, are surrounded by ample green spaces and leisure areas.
Lisbon Green Valley – Belas Clube de Campo was created to be the perfect solution for those who seek the quality of life, security and tranquility of a family environment, whilst allying contact with nature and the proximity of the capital’s city centre and its cosmopolitan life.
In a landscape of unquestionable beauty, enveloping one of the finest golf courses in Portugal and now an IMG Prestige member, the Lisbon Green Valley - Belas Clube de Campo integrates a set of services and infrastructures (spa and leisure club, recreational areas and restaurants) that make it unique.
How can the Andre Jordan Group help the growth of Belas Clube de Campo, after developing successful projects such as Vilamoura?
The Lisbon Green Valley - Belas Clube de Campo is a project of the André Jordan Group where we have incorporated all the knowledge acquired in Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura XXI, to create a unique location in Lisbon. We have over 70 years of experience in the residential sector and have incorporated all this knowledge in Belas Clube de Campo, making it a national and international reference, considered by many as the destination of choice in the Portuguese capital.
The Golf Club is an important part of the development. What is your view on Belas becoming part of the IMG Prestige global network?
Golf is very much part of the companies ADN through being not only the original developers of the 36 holes at Quinta do Lago but also the refurbishing of the 4 original courses and the construction of the Arnold Palmer designed Vitoria course in the Algarve´s Vilamoura.
When we chose the American Golf Course Architect, Rocky Roquemore, to design our course at Belas Clube de Campo he was given the remit to build a Championship course that would gain an international reputation for being one of the top courses in Portugal. As we are proud of what he achieved.
Since the reputation of the course has continued to grow, not only as a result of holding the Challenge Tour - Grand Final in 1998 and the Seniors Tour - Portuguese Open in 2011 but through the growth of our club which now boasts in it being one of the largest clubs in Portugal.
Becoming part of the IMG Prestige global network means we are now associated with some of the world´s great golf courses to whom we can provide privileged access to our members. Many of our members are executives who travel the world and through the Golf Concierge service have been able to play on golf courses they could only have dreamt of playing. At the same time we look forward to welcoming members of the IMG Prestige global network to Belas Clube de Campo.