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Will high-rise residential buildings soon come to Germany? Photo: Serghei Starus / Shutterstock.
High-Rise Residential Buildings – Somewhere Between Metropolis, Blade Runner and Star Wars
28. May 2018
Anyone who has ever lived in New York, Singapore, Tokyo, Sao Paulo or Hong Kong, very probably, i.e. in nine out of ten cases, lived in a high-rise building. A sign of things to come here in Germany as well? A guest contribution by Thomas Beyerle of Catella Research.
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.
Germany's outdated property tax needs a reform. Photo: Teo Angelovski / Shutterstock.
Property Tax: Which Model Will Lawmakers Choose?
7. May 2018
German property tax is unconstitutional according to the Federal Constitutional Court. Which reform model will replace it?
Rents in big cities like Berlin are rising. Photo: JuliusKielaitis / Shutterstock.
The Country Needs New Housing
23. April 2018
Rents in big cities like Berlin are rising fast. Nevertheless fewer apartments are being built: Good property is rare and who wants to build needs to consider 20.000 building regulations in Germany.
The hotel branch in Europe is booming. Photo: Rommel Canlas / Shutterstock.
Hotel Investments – They Don’t Always Have to Be on the Boardwalk
16. April 2018
Europe’s hotel market is booming – at every level: both the figures for overnight stays and the popularity among private and institutional investors are showing stable upward trends.
Stationary retail invigorates city centers. Photo: pisaphotography / shutterstock.com
Retail shops: indispensable for urban life
9. April 2018
“Retailers as partners of the communities. Urban development through lively marketplaces” is the title of a new book published by the ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (German Property Federation). A review by Manuel Jahn, Head of Business Development, Habona Invest.
Investors start to see the potential of nursing-care properties. Photo: vitmark / Shutterstock
Institutional Investors Discover Nursing-Care Properties – Quite Rightly!
26. March 2018
Office buildings and residential properties have traditionally far outshone welfare properties. This approach is changing among far-sighted investors, however, because demographics and increasing professional and private mobility are prompting demand for inpatient nursing care to rise, as fewer and fewer families can provide home care.
Housing prices in Berlin and Munich could soon go down Photo: VOJTa Herout / Shutterstock.com
The Cycle is Nearing its End
19. March 2018
Germany’s housing market seems rosy. The rise in prices is continuing unabated. Yet harbingers of the end of this boom have now appeared, and residential property prices in Berlin and Munich could soon tend downwards.
Rumänien ist Europas am schnellsten wachsende Volkswirtschaft. Bild: Calin Stan / Shutterstock.com
Romania on the Rise
12. March 2018
The “Cities of Tomorrow” conference in Bucharest offered insight into an up-and-coming market: Romania is currently the fastest-growing economy in Europe. And it is by no means only the capital, Bucharest, that is booming.
Temporary housing is in vogue
Book review: Compendium of Temporary Housing
5. March 2018
The textbook "Compendium of Temporary Housing" reveals a pioneering perspective on a rapidly developing real estate market.
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