Swiss Real estate

We have carefully selected Swiss off-market real estate objects available for purchase. 

In our list are mainly luxury, modern, hight-tech residential properties from the lake Zurich area and Geneve- Cologny areas with great lake views. 


We also have Trophy- Commercial properties in Zurich: Bahnhofstrasse and Geneve: Rue de Rhone

Also we offer properties in Lugano, Zug, St. Moritz and Davos. 

During the yearly World Economic Forum in Davos, we offer to rent our properties right at the promenade:

  1. 7.5 room luxuary penthause
  2. 3.5 room apartment


If you want to buy a property in Switzerland, you should know such laws as Lex Koller and Lex Weber.

The Lex Koller law restricts the purchase of real estate by foreigners.
EU citizens who have a Swiss residence permit can freely buy real estate.
If you are not a citizen of the European Union, then you need to have a permanent residence permit in Switzerland type C.
Having a residence permit, you have the right to buy a house or apartment for the main place of residence. If you are making a purchase of real estate for a company where a majority stake is held by Swiss residents, and the share of foreigners does not exceed 30%.
If all these categories do not suit you, then you can buy commercial real estate without restrictions or resort accommodation for recreation, but if you get a quota - this is a special permission from the cantonal authorities.


The acquisition of real estate by foreigners in Switzerland is subject to specific legal regulations, reflecting the country's commitment to maintaining a balance between the interests of its residents and the openness to foreign investment. The principal legal framework governing property acquisition by foreigners in Switzerland is the Federal Law on the Acquisition of Real Estate by Persons Abroad (Lex Koller). Herein are the key tenets elucidating the rules for foreigners seeking to purchase property in Switzerland:

  1. Lex Koller Restrictions: Lex Koller imposes restrictions on non-resident foreign individuals and legal entities looking to acquire real estate in Switzerland. These restrictions pertain to both residential and commercial properties.

  2. Authorization Requirement: Non-resident foreigners must obtain prior authorization from the competent cantonal authorities before acquiring real estate. Each canton has its own set of rules and procedures for granting such authorization, and the criteria for approval may vary.

  3. Primary Residence Exception: Lex Koller exempts non-resident foreigners from the authorization requirement when acquiring real estate for use as a primary residence. However, the property must be intended for personal use and not for rental or speculative purposes.

  4. Swiss Companies: Foreigners seeking to acquire real estate for commercial purposes may consider establishing a Swiss company, as such entities are not subject to the same restrictions as individuals. Nevertheless, the establishment of a Swiss company may have other legal and tax implications.

  5. Implementation at the Cantonal Level: While Lex Koller provides the federal framework, its implementation is largely devolved to the cantonal level. Therefore, variations in application and additional regulations may exist across different cantons.

  6. Agricultural Land Restrictions: Additional restrictions apply to the acquisition of agricultural land by foreigners, with specific limitations on the size and type of properties that can be purchased.

  7. Anti-Money Laundering Regulations: Foreigners are also subject to Swiss anti-money laundering regulations when acquiring real estate. This entails due diligence procedures to ensure the legal origin of funds used for the purchase.

  8. Legal Assistance: Given the complexity and variability in the application of these rules, seeking legal advice from experts well-versed in Swiss real estate law is highly recommended to navigate the intricacies of the process.

In summary, the rules governing the acquisition of real estate by foreigners in Switzerland, as outlined by Lex Koller and complemented by cantonal regulations, aim to strike a balance between promoting foreign investment and safeguarding the interests of the Swiss population. As such, compliance with these legal provisions is essential for a smooth and legally sound property acquisition process.

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