12. January 2021
In previous years, the outlook for the coming year was always relatively straightforward. It was less a question of whether the markets would go up, but rather how much they would grow. With COVID-19, that has changed abruptly. Almost nothing is the same as before. Consequently, the World Uncertainty Index has soared to unprecedented heights and reached record levels.
10. November 2020
The Corona crisis has also accelerated digitization in the real estate industry. Solutions from proptechs, previously seen as pure gimmicks, are now being viewed from a different angle. One example are proptechs like KIWI, which offers a digital locking system that allows all doors in the house to be opened with a smartphone or a transponder. These systems are becoming more attractive compared to earlier fingerprinted systems.
16. October 2020
Did you hear about the new grammar reform? it includes a new tense, Futur III, allow us to speak of the completion of Berlin/Brandenburg airport." This is just one of many jokes about the scandalous airport BER in recent years. On October 31st, 2020 this running gag will finally come to an end and the airport will be ceremonially opened.
17. August 2020
Berlin is and remains the outstanding investment hotspot among Germany's real estate strongholds. JLL Berlin Branch Manager Rüdiger Thräne advises “Covid-19 was also unable to shake this remarkable position, the capital did not get through the crisis without investment losses. In the second quarter in particular, we had to cope with a significant slump in transactions.”
12. May 2020
The EPX (The Europace House Price Index) provides the latest evaluation based on completed transactions for owner-occupied houses and condominiums, the data showed that property prices rose by 1.08% on average in Germany compared to the previous month.
8. April 2020
According to RICS Germany, the effects of the corona virus crisis on the residential asset class depends on the length of the crisis. However, this will be comparatively smaller compared to other real estate investments.