Really useful Las Palmas de Gran Canaria business contacts
Here’s the Gran Canaria Guru list of people that we know from experience are seriously useful to anyone coming to Gran Canaria to start a business or invest in the city.
Juan de Montelongo from Montelongo Asesores
Juande is a lawyer and senior partner at Montelongo Asesores, the go-to people in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for anyone who needs Gran Canaria business consulting and management services (accountancy, legal & tax advice, ZEC administration, etc).
Montelongo Asesores is a one-stop shop for your business and legal needs in Gran Canaria. Founded in 1971, it now has a team of extremely qualified lawyers, economists, labour consultants and administrative staff who provide professional, reliable and customised advice in Spanish, English and German.
If you are considering opening a business in Las Palmas or in Gran Canaria in general, or are looking at a Canary Island Special Zone investment, just talk to Juande.
Nayra from Caser Expats Insurance
Nayra is the Gran Canaria representative for Caser Expats Insurance and has an office right by the extranjeria office in Las Palmas (where you get your residency papers).
Caser Expats offer an excellent range of insurance products tailored to foreign residents in Las Palmas and Gran Canaria. She can help you arrange health insurance (often required for residency these days), home and car insurance and also commercial and business insurance if you are planning to start your own business in Gran Canaria.
Never underestimate the importance of having a contact on the island who you can phone to sort out any problems.
Laura from Las Palmas Property
Laura Leyshon is Las Palmas’ resident British estate agent and specialises in helping foreign residents with all things property-related.
Her website is full of useful information about renting and buying property in Las Palmas and she can also advise you on renting your Las Palmas property to tourists and on finding commercial offices or opening a hostel, boutique hotel, etc.
Nick from Currencies Direct
If you’re moving to Gran Canaria from a non-euro country, you’ll save a fortune by transferring your money with a currency broker than that letting your bank gouge you with terrible exchange rates.
Nick Russell from Currencies Direct is Gran Canaria’s resident currency broker and works for the markets most trusted and reliable currency firm: Currencies Direct.
Contact Nick Russell here and he’ll advise you on moving your money in the most efficient and cost effective way.
Looking for a co-working space in Las Palmas where you can work and network with the city’s nomads and startup scene?
Talk to Richard Clarke from The House about programming and software jobs in Las Palmas.
Nacho at CoworkingC about the digital nomad and co-working scene in general.
Soppa de Azul: A creative co-working space that hosts art exhibitions and live music.