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The Canadian-French singer is selling the 1400 m2 property she bought in 2008 with her late husband.
A luxury apartment in the 16th arrondissement decorated in the style prevalent during the Second Empire (1852-1870) is up for sale. Eleven rooms, 524 m2, plus a large garden are available for the willing buyer.
French SCPI funds are confirming their expanding role in the property investment landscape in France. In the first quarter of 2015, SCPI capitalization overall reached €29.9 billion, according to figures published by fund monitor MeilleureSCPI.
Figures published on May 21, 2015 by L’Observatoire de la Fédération des Promoteurs Immobiliers de France (FPI), show an increase in sales of 10.4% for the first quarter of 2015 for the new build real estate sector in France, compared to the same period in 2014.
In another significant step intended to invigorate the city, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has pledged to transform 250,000 square meters (m²) of Paris offices into residential housing by the year 2020.
If there’s a downfall to building a city slowly over 2000 years, it’s that nobody thought to reserve the space for a large park in the city center. Unlike the center stage enjoyed by Manhattan’s Central Park or Berlin’s Tiergarten, Paris’ biggest and best parks are, by contrast, at the fringes of the city. But […]
The Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris will undergo a major transformation by 2020, by way of a series of major urban renewal projects slated to begin early next year. ‘We need to re-humanize the face of the neighborhood,’ said Jean-Louis Missika, the deputy mayor in charge of urban planning
Imagine the high-rise buildings of Paris clothed with trees and gardens, transforming the city into a green landscape. This is the idea outlined in a recently published study, Paris Smart City 2050.
Since August 2012, non-residents who sell a property in France, or derive income from property rentals, have had to pay social charges totaling 15.5% on the net capital gain or the income. A recent judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has overturned this rule.