Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
With the global refugee crisis intensifying, private companies and public officials in France have prepared a number of temporary and permanent real estate solutions to house refugees. On Monday 7th September, President François Hollande announced that France would accommodate 24,000 migrants over a period of two years. Both elected officials and private actors have been […]
Is it the crown moldings and chandeliers? Herringbone wooden floors? The iron balconies and French doors? The trick is combining the classical elements with modern amenities for a classy and livable result. The classic Parisian aesthetic will never go out of style – clean white walls contrasted with flowing silk curtains draped over glowing parquet […]
Over twenty percent of homes in Paris are too small for the number of people living in them, according to new housing figures published by INSEE, France’s National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies.
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.
For the third year running, Paris has been ranked first among 50 cities for its attractiveness to students, ahead of Melbourne and London.
A French court of appeal recently blocked the restoration of the former Paris department store La Samaritaine on the grounds that its Rue de Rivoli façade does not match its historic setting. We reported on the renovations here.
Residential real estate has traditionally been considered a good investment, and property in Paris remains so for 2015, says French weekly magazine L’Express. Several factors currently work in favor of property buyers in the City of Light.
This is the next in the series by our office manager Faustine Cressot, giving you regular glimpses of the neighborhood around her desk on the rue de Verneuil: an interview with Kamara Mariam, founder of upmarket child-minding agency Pikaboonanny. No.103 rue de Grenelle in the 7th arrondissement (district) is a magnificent, recently renovated complex of […]