Savills: Russians account for 30% of purchases of homes in French Riviera in 2011-2014.
In a mid-2015 Spotlight on the French Riviera Residential Market, Savills noted that Russians accounted for 30% of the purchases of homes in the French Riviera in 2011-2014. Other important nationalities included UK (34%), France (18%), Italy (3%) and other Europe (7%). Middle East-based purchasers accounted for 3% of transactions, while buyers from other parts of the world accounted for 5%.
Source : June 2015/Savills/Nice-Riviera/RES