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Beijing's financial district
Asia and Europe: Markets in urban transitions
22. October 2019
Two panels explored the relationship between the Asia/Pacific and Europe/USA regions on EXPO REAL Tuesday and made it clear that both regions are currently facing similar challenges.
A glimpse into the shelves at Manufactum in Wien, via Markus Schwitzke GmbH.
Climate change and retail: Why the retail sector cannot ignore sustainability
23. September 2019
Retail stores help to create brand experiences. Admittedly, this realization is not particularly new, but it is more important than ever for the retail and real estate industries to understand and accept.
Made from glass, metal, concrete, synthetics, wood, and natural rock, just like a typical logistics building: The Logix Award.
Logix Award 2019 – presentation on October 7th!
4. September 2019
The 4th Logix Award ist open for applications! It honors logistics properties that have strong ecological, urban planning, and social credentials.
Untapped potential lies in the connection of various means of transport through pre-paid plans. Photo: Milan Ilic / Shutterstock
Can Real Estate Developers unlock the potential of Mobility as a Service?
19. August 2019
Mobility as a Service, or MaaS, has been in a journey to make itself relevant over the past 5 years. The concept combines trip planning, payment options and different mobility options such as metro systems, buses, shared sedans, and even bikes and scooters on one platform.
Panoramic view of Berlin
Does everyone who works in Berlin have to live there, too?
5. August 2019
I often go to Berlin on business trips and have to admit: there is something about that city. Unfortunately it is not all good. I like going there – but I like leaving even more.
Worker pulling packages through a warehouse
How logistics real estate can become sustainable and healthy
22. July 2019
Successful companies know that everyone involved will benefit from sustainable logistics. Showing responsibility for the environment and for the welfare of employees has become an essential part of the industry.
Sign with 2 arrows pointing in opposite directions, one reading EU, one reading Brexit
Johnson commits to Brexit ‘do or die’ by October 31st
15. July 2019
The race to replace the hapless Theresa May as prime minister is down to two candidates – Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt. The winner will be known on the 22nd July, and it seems almost certain to be Boris Johnson.
Scrabble letters form the word Brexit on a map of Europe.
Brexit Isn’t the End of the World
17. June 2019
Brexit—not even Shakespeare could have written such a tragedy—or comedy.  On October 31, 2019, at the latest, the United Kingdom really does plan to leave the EU. The results of the European elections provided a glimmer of hope that it might remain.
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.
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.
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