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EXPO REAL asked 1,380 property professionals on the future of the industry: Their outlook is optimistic.
EXPO REAL Barometer of Opinion 2018: Property industry optimistic
18. September 2018
For the second time, EXPO REAL has carried out a topical survey online among trade fair participants, 1,380 property professionals have expressed themselves about trend topics—and are confident that the sector will continue to do well. Especially attractive segments for investment: housing, logistics, healthcare and care properties.
Leipzig is one of the most popular B locations in Germany. Photo: travelview / Shutterstock.com
International Property Investors Eye Germany – It is only the beginning
27. August 2018
Since the financial crisis 10 years ago, Germany has become increasingly popular with international property investors. This is due to its economic stability and polycentrality.
EXPO REAL CareerDay 2017: Three students share their experiences.
EXPO REAL CareerDay 2017: The students’ point of view
20. August 2018
At EXPO REAL's CareerDay, everything revolves around students and young professionals starting their career in the property industry - including talks with international employers and a high-quality conference program. Three testimonials tell you their personal recap of last year's CareerDay.
With Emmanuel Macron in power, foreign investments into French office buildings are on the rise. Paris profits in particular. Photo: Feel good studio / Shutterstock.
Paris profits from Macron effect 
13. August 2018
With Emmanuel Macron in power, more and more foreign investors target the French property market. Especially Asian investors, among them Japanese capital, are interested in the French office sector. Meanwhile, local investors lay their hopes in coworking spaces.
With Deutsche Bank's departure, the London stock market would lose half of its euro clearing business. Photo: dade72 / Shutterstock
Fear of “no deal” for UK would spur City exodus
6. August 2018
Deutsche Bank announced to move half of its clearing activities from London to Frankfurt, weakening one core branch of the London stock market. A prospect of things to come?
The Edge produces more energy than is needed for heating, cooling, charging electronical gadgets and vehicles of the co-workers.
Smart Beacons: The Edge and Cube Berlin
30. July 2018
Artificial intelligence and sustainable construction revolutionize the way we build offices. We take a look at two smart office complexes: The Edge in Amsterdam and cube berlin in the German capital.
“Financial politics will not be next year’s biggest problem”
23. July 2018
A look at the prospects for interest-rate policy and its consequences for the (international) property industry by Dr. Gertrud R. Traud (Helaba).
Once completed, Whisper Valley will comprise 7,500 residential units in zero-energy single- and multi-family homes arranged over an area of more than 2,000 acres.
Whisper Valley: Sustainable Showcase Project in the USA
16. July 2018
Once completed, Whisper Valley will comprise 7,500 residential units in zero-energy single- and multi-family homes arranged over an area of more than 2,000 acres.
Supermarkets like Lidl are increasingly active in the property business.
Interview: The “Living Above a Supermarket” Strategies of REWE, Lidl & Co.
10. July 2018
More and more, supermarkets are digressing into the real estate business. Stephanie von Keudell interviewed Stephan Koof, Germany Expansion Manager of the Rewe Group, and Alexander Thurn, Property Manager at Lidl Deutschland, and asked them to explain where the trend toward “living above a supermarket” is headed.
European investors partly withdraw their shares from the British real estate market. Photo: Ivan Marc : Shutterstock
UK puts on a brave pre-Brexit face
2. July 2018
With less than a year to go, the risk of a hard Brexit is still on the horizon for the UK. So far there have been few signs that foreign investors are turning their back on Europe’s largest real estate investment market, but some believe the UK has ‘sliced off a big chunk of its competitive advantage’.
In Poland, also smaller cities like Legnica are very interesting for real estate investors. Foto: Henryk Sadura / Shutterstock.
Poland attracts foreign real estate investments
25. June 2018
Polish exhibitors have been participating in EXPO REAL since its very inception. Poland is meanwhile leading the statistics of exhibitors from CEE countries. This is consistent with the country’s significance at the international level. Here are some fresh impressions of a trade fair and conference in Warsaw. 
Real Estate Innovation Forum 2018: startups introduce themselves
Real Estate Innovation Forum 2018: Meet selected proptech startups
18. June 2018
The digitization of the real estate branch is in full swing. This year, the Real Estate Innovation Forum at EXPO REAL again gives young proptech startups a platform to present their promising ideas and have a look at the industry's future. Alongside 25 pitch winners, up to 50 more young technology enterprises will present themselves at Tech Alley. A selection of these startups present their ambitions and plans on our blog. Have fun reading, commenting and sharing!
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