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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.
Young team busy with office work in a modern coworking space
Battle of the asset classes: office vs. residential
29. July 2019
Things aren’t always easy for investors – which segment to invest in when residential takes retail's rank?
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.
Green funds grow in an improved climate for impact investing. Photo: Nattapol_Sritongcom via Shutterstock.
Improved climate for Impact Investing
1. July 2019
Investors’ increasing awareness of Environmental, Social and Governance issues is shifting to climate change risks – and, by extension, to pro-active impact investing.
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.
Aesthetic and affordable: The St. Anna quartier is currently being built in Tettnang/Baden Württemberg
Optimizing construction costs – how the practitioners do it
11. June 2019
What can the construction industry do to keep rising housing costs in check?
"making us think about changes": discussions at the Real Estate Innovation Forum of EXPO REAL.
Innovation in the real estate industry: more than digitalization and PropTech
27. May 2019
Unleashing the innovation potential of the real estate industry in three steps: as Head of Digital Innovation at CBRE, Thomas Herr has a clear plan for that.
Crowdinvesting unites several financiers to invest in one project who eventually will have a share of its financial success. Photo: Miriam Doer Martin Frommherz / Shutterstock.
Cloud helping property investments go digital
21. May 2019
Stronger together: Crowdinvesting unites several financiers to invest in one project who eventually will have a share of its financial success. This investment type inreasingly attracts large investors. Where will this new trend take us? Read more on our blog.
miniature houses standing on euro bills with tiny crane in the background
What could benefit affordable housing in Germany
29. April 2019
Hardly ever has the property industry been so much in the focus of public attention as it is now. But unfortunately – particularly in Berlin – this mainly takes the form of calls for the expropriation of housing companies. What is needed instead is a real construction offensive to create more housing.
senior woman rolling through her sunlit accessible apartment in her wheelchair
Age-friendly living – how can a building assist its inhabitants?
15. April 2019
The high demand for new-build age-friendly housing offers an opportunity to take the needs of this target group into account right from the start—from holistic accessibility to smart assistance technology.
The flow of international investments to Germany 2018 and throughout the past 5 years.
How international capital flows into Germany
1. April 2019
In 2018, the majority of foreign investments flowed from EMEA into Germany while the capital flows from other economic regions recorded declines. The forecasts for subsequent developments are all the more favorable.
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