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Made from glass, metal, concrete, synthetics, wood, and natural rock, just like a typical logistics building: The Logix Award.
The Logix Award 2019 – submit your entry by April 10!
18. March 2019
The 4th Logix Award ist open for applications! It honors logistics properties that have strong ecological, urban planning, and social credentials.
Plans for the future from Poland’s Echo Investment. Photos by Conny Mirbach / constantinmirbach.com
Moving the Pieces
4. March 2019
Andrew Curry reporting from Munich: At Expo Real, a three-day real-estate extravaganza in Germany, investors, developers and urbanists come together to thrash out the deals that will shape our cities in the years to come.
Empty churches can be transformed into something new – libraries, museums or apartments. Photo: dvoevnore / Shutterstock
Living in Churches and Offices – City Revitalisation through creative Repurposing
18. February 2019
Under the motto “Dio non abita qui?” (Doesn’t God live here anymore?), delegates from 36 countries recently looked into the problem of disused and soon-to-be disused churches at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Nobody knows exactly how many houses of worship have already been abandoned – in Germany, around 500 Catholic churches have been deconsecrated in the past 20 years according to the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.
7 Experts share their Top Real Estate Trends and Predictions for 2019
7 Industry Experts on their Top Real Estate Trends for 2019
4. February 2019
To start the year off right, we asked 7 renowned industry experts to tell us their top trends, investment opportunities, and most of all their own ambitions for 2019. Enjoy reading, sharing and discussing their statements – and feel free to add your own predictions!
Climate change is changing the environmental awareness of society – and thus the future of real estate. Photo: Rawpixel / Shutterstock
3 totally new areas real estate will have to get its head around
21. January 2019
In order to keep up with technology and societal change, real estate as an industry will have to get its head around some totally new disciplines. Here are three new areas to think about.
Architecture will be made accessible for all during Munich's Long Night of Architecture. On January 18, 50 buildings will be hosting thousands of visitors – among them the Showpalast München. Photo: © Showpalast München
Architecture Made Accessible: Munich’s Long Night of Architecture
7. January 2019
Architecture will be made accessible for all during Munich's Long Night of Architecture. On January 18, 50 buildings will be hosting visitors, with some of them, such as the city library Monacensia in Bogenhausen or the Steelcase Innovation Center, making their debut.
Modern asset managers should use digital technology to cut costs, to increase efficiency and to benefit from collaboration. Photo: adriaticphoto/Shutterstock.
Let’s make asset management fun again!
10. December 2018
A lack of skilled workers, inefficiency, and insufficient collaboration: These are the challenges that asset management is facing today. The digitization and automation of processes presents an efficient solution.
An investment record into the German market was predicted at EXPO REAL 2018.
Top issue: European investment climate
26. November 2018
The investment climate was a key talking point at EXPO REAL 2018. What are the experts saying? Find it out on our blog.
At EXPO REAL 2018, young proptechs presented their businesses at Tech Alley.
EXPO REAL in Munich pulsates with tech vibe
19. November 2018
It was impossible to escape proptech at EXPO REAL this year. Even for the industry’s ‘old guard’, it is clear that the role of the real estate industry is changing, thanks to the accelerating pace of new technological developments.
Finding skilled workers is a bottleneck in construction. Photo: edella / Shutterstock.
Building costs and their predictability
12. November 2018
Building costs have increased steadily over the past few years – how can these costs still be calculated reliably? Furthermore, factors like increasing ancillary costs and the shortage of resources complicate the predictability. The solution is, according to experts, the recruiting of professionals and the bond between employees and the company.
An expert panel discussed at EXPO REAL 2018 how future-proof the EU is.
Europe – whither will you? How sustainable is the EU?
5. November 2018
Political tensions in the EU pose big challenges for the property sector. Thus, experts discussed at EXPO REAL 2018 how to make the industry future proof.
EXPO REAL 2018 – Career Day 2018 – A Complete Success
1. November 2018
It’s on the third day of EXPO REAL that Career Day traditionally takes place. 44 companies all vying for the approval of students, graduates and young profess...
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