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Our Team

Ian Cooper

Director/ Founder


Originally from Durham in the North East of England Ian enjoyed a successful 15 year professional Ice Hockey career throughout Europe, representing and captained Great Britain over 80 times. After this, he worked in event management involved in UK Athletics, The Notting Hill Carnival and other high profile corporate events. 

Having first come to Marbella in the 1990's Ian relocated his family there from London to join a large real estate company on a two year intensive training programme and subsequently established Ian Cooper Estates; from here Ian recognised a need to develop Los Arqueros Estates to assist in the property resale market in Los Arqueros Golf.

Ruth Cooper

Office Manager


After graduating from Sheffield University Ruth worked for Cardiff Council as a researcher assistant in the policy office, followed by a Postgraduate diploma at the London School of Journalism whilst working as an Assistant Producer at Sky Sports Television on Premiership football programming.

Thomas Vuylsteke



From Belgium, Thomas grew up to be fluent in French and Dutch. After studying public relations and communications he worked for a local brewery in Belgium. He came to Benahavis and met Ian when purchasing a property in Los Arqueros Golf from him. Once settled here he started working with Los Arqueros Estates specializing in with Dutch and French speaking clients looking to buy property here. When he's not working he likes watching and playing football, injuries permitting!

Partner Network

Latvia, Belgium, Russia, Luxemburg, Netherlands, UK

We collaborate with over 600 local agents and are well served by referral partners in Latvia, Belgium, Russia, Luxemburg, Netherlands and the United Kingdom.


Our Latest Properties

3 bed Property For Sale in La Quinta, Costa del Sol - 1

3 Bedroom Townhouse

La Quinta €950,000
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3 bed Property For Sale in La Quinta, Costa del Sol - 1

3 Bedroom Apartment

La Quinta €265,000
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3 bed Property For Sale in Atalaya, Costa del Sol - 1

3 Bedroom Penthouse

Atalaya €549,000
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2 bed Property For Sale in Benahavís, Costa del Sol - 1

2 Bedroom Apartment

Benahavís €365,000
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