Residential Real Estate Blog


Where science and pleasure meet

Mar 16, 2020

Every continent (apart from Antarctica) has them: botanical gardens. In fact, there are 1,800 such gardens around the world, including 400 in Europe alone and 90 in Germany. In essence, botanical gardens serve a fairly simple dual purpose: they are “gardens for science and pleasure”.


Investment in new construction still pays off

Mar 02, 2020

Law on Rent Limitation in Housing in Berlin (MietenWoG Bln) is the somewhat unwieldy translation of the official title of the new law, more commonly referred to as the Berlin Rent Cap, which was passed by the Berlin Senate on January 30, 2020. The rent cap has made headlines across Germany – and worldwide. In fact, it was even the subject of a recent report in The New York Times. Whether the law will actually help relieve Berlin’s rental market is a subject of heated discussion.


The future of urban mobility

Feb 11, 2020

Constant traffic jams, the annoying search for parking spaces and aggressive drivers – not to mention damaging CO2 emissions – driving in the city is often no fun at all. So, alternatives are needed, not only to protect the environment, but also to improve the quality of life for city dwellers.


Living in the tranquil Samariter neighborhood

Nov 19, 2019

In Berlin, hardly any street looks like another and a surprise awaits you around every corner – be it architectural, cultural or culinary. Friedrichshain is regarded as young and hip, sometimes a bit too party-hardy, but always brimming with a certain East Berlin charm. Nevertheless, it is also worth taking a closer look within this district of 130,000 inhabitants.


An exciting new urban quarter comes to life

Oct 10, 2019

10,000 new residents and more than 30,000 jobs in an area the size of 160 football pitches, Frankfurt’s Europaviertel is among the world’s largest and most impressive urban developments. In combination with outstanding accessibility and transport connections, Europaviertel has already established itself as an ideal location for companies and investors in the heart of Frankfurt.