Being property specialists in Macau, Ambiente team members are often called upon for a comment or opinion relating to what is happening in and around the property scene here.

The Macau Closer magazine has an opinion column, ‘In Residence’, which Ambiente managing director Suzanne Watkinson writes each month.  Some of these opinions are featured here.  We also intend to include thoughts or comments from other publications that we feel would be of interest to our readers.

Promoting Women Entrepreneurs in Macau

Ambiente’s managing director Suzanne was recently invited to be a mentor and judge for the Universal Start-up Weekend held here in Macau.  This particular event focused on promoting women entrepreneurs, with most team members being female.  Their vision: to continue to cultivate a wholly inclusive community and to empower women to pursue their dreams and build tools that […]


I visited the city of Bristol in South West England last week to attend my nephew’s graduation.  Bristol is a vibrant university town, set along the confluence of the rivers Frome and Avon, steeped in history with Iron Age hill forts, Roman villas, beautiful churches and a cobble stoned Old Market with over 60 listed […]

Talk of the Town: The Londoner

In April 2018, Dr. Wilfred Wong, President and Executive Director of Macau casino operator Sands China Ltd. addressed a full house of British Business Association of Macao members and their guests at a business luncheon.  The topic of his talk: “From Venetian, to Parisian to now The Londoner”. 

Macau’s Property Market 2018

“2018 will be a year of stability for Macau’s property market“.  So anticipates Jeff Wong of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Macau, who addressed an audience of inter-chamber members and their guests at this year’s kick off business lunch events for the American Chamber of Commerce in Macau, British Business Association of Macau and the […]

Trouble Comes in Threes?

For the New Year ahead lets stay positive and smile through the bad times.  It may be that the tough times are insuring that we’ll have even better luck in the future! 

New Year’s Resolutions, Again!

Now that the excesses of the Christmas season are almost behind us, as tradition dictates most of us start planning the New Year’s resolutions we’re going to make. Will 2018 be the year you get stuck with the 92% failures, or will you join the elite 8% that make it to the end?

For Those Who Have Everything …

I subscribe to a weekly magazine called The Week.  It takes only the best articles from the global online and print media and expertly edits them together giving a concise view of the news from the past 7 days.  In about an hour one can be brought up to date with the most important news […]

The Bigger Picture

Macau Vs Hong Kong – how do they compare when it comes to office rentals?

The Boredom Factor – Is it Real?

I received a copy of Union Gaming’s latest Macau Almanac (July 2017) the other day.  Written primarily by their Managing Director Grant Govertsen it’s a substantial 186 page compendium with an intended audience ranging from institutional investors, gaming operators, governments and industry watchers.