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EXPO REAL 2018 – The Real Estate Industry & Geopolitics
11. October 2018
Ten years after the high point of the financial crisis, its effects on the real estate industry continue to be felt: high property prices, low interest rates, h...
EXPO REAL 2018 – Investments in real estate continue to rise – Investors love Germany
11. October 2018
Over the past year, according to studies, international capital flows reached a transaction volume of US$ 837 billion. For 2018, a similar result is predicted....
Hotel assets offer big return rates but can also attract greedy newcomers. Photo: Hadrian / Shutterstock.
Hotel properties: full of life, but volatile
3. September 2018
At this year’s EXPO REAL, the “hotel” asset class will be one the liveliest. Forget the days when people invested in hotels only once all other asset classes had ceased to function.
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.
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?
“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).
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. 
Hof Galerie: the new construction project in the bavarian city of Hof.
Who knows Hof?
14. May 2018
An investor from Luxembourg is putting money into a project in the Bavarian city of Hof, and not just any project, but a shopping center, though only few are now being built in Germany. That was worth taking a closer look at.
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