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Finance 16/04/2019

"The church is burning and the whole world is crying"

Ravaged by an huge blaze that has caused shock and sadness worldwide, France's national treasure, the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, is to be rebuilt, (...)

Office 02/11/2018

Merkel's twilight of gods moment may bring 'German Macron' to power

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel steps back from power, the twilight of the gods has begun. But while it will sweep away many of (...)

Housing 27/08/2018

German house prices to rise while politics constrains land supply - Hypoport

The German housing market is political, and constraints on land released for private development mean urban prices will continue to rise at 3%-5% annually, (...)

Housing 04/06/2018

Merkel's 1.5m new homes pledge faces building capacity constraints, rising costs

Chancellor Angela Merkel's pledge to create 1.5m new homes in Germany in the next four years will run up against supply constraints. While builders aim (...)

Housing 29/05/2018

Germany targets 1.5m new urban homes with €6bn housing offensive

Germany is to embark on a four-year housing offensive targeting 1.5m new homes and will earmark €6bn from the federal budget for measures that (...)

Listed 21/03/2018

Germany's Hamborner REIT reports 2017 FFO up 24%, div raised to €0.45

In 2017, Duisburg-based Hamborner REIT boosted funds from operations by 24% to €44.7m, while income from rents and leases rose nearly 20%. But net profit was (...)

Housing 07/02/2018

German Grand Coalition treaty agreed, passes to SPD membership vote

After weeks of talks and a historic delay in forming a government, Germany's right-wing CDU/CSU parties and the left-of-centre SPD on Wednesday announced agreement (...)

Housing 05/02/2018

Twilight of the gods reverberates as German politics struggles for new Groko

Götterdämmerung, twilight of the gods, is the real reverberation in the background of German politics in these days; not CDU/CSU-SPD grand coalition policy talks (...)

Finance 12/01/2018

German Grand Coalition agrees blueprint, eyes partnering with France on Europe

The renewal of Germany's Grand Coalition now looks likely after Angela Merkel's CDU and the Bavarian CSU announced alongside the Social Democrats a provisional (...)

Housing 06/11/2017

German coalition to keep rental cap but release housing land, boost tax incentives

German government coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union parties, the liberal FDP and the Greens have agreed to keep the residential rental cap (...)

Housing 17/10/2017

German resi stocks still offer value; price, rental cycle to go further

Investment bank HSBC remains optimistic about German residential real estate, saying in a study of the sector Monday that the end of the price (...)

Finance 01/10/2017

European public real estate in good shape, led by German resi, French/Spanish office

European public real estate markets are in good shape as our website goes live. German housing stocks are near highs, as are most of (...)