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The French know that there is something special about the 16th arrondissement. Elegant and leafy, with abundant park space, the 16th is home to wealthy and aristocratic Parisians. Ideally located near Place des États-Unis, this sensitively renovated 204 m2 (2196 sq ft.) 4th floor property (with elevator) offers classic French charm with a modern twist. […]
In the context of the dynamic commercial property market in Paris, Asian and Middle Eastern institutions have targeted the city for property investments. Recent research shows that sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and developers have invested heavily in cross-border investments during the past two years. In 2013, total investment amounted to around $22 billion (€18.5 […]
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.
This fully renovated, air conditioned 1 bedroom apartment with balcony in a beautiful Haussmannian building is ideally located on a quiet street between the Luxembourg Gardens and the Place St. Sulpice in the heart of the 6th arrondissement, the most desirable area in Paris. On the 5th floor with elevator, the property offers views of […]
Real estate investment manager AEW Europe intends to spend up to €4 billion on European property over the next three years. Demand for commercial property from Asian investors is particularly strong.
For the third year running, Paris has been ranked first among 50 cities for its attractiveness to students, ahead of Melbourne and London.
This spacious impeccably renovated 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath property is nestled on a quiet street just steps from the Seine and the Ile de la Cité. On the first floor without elevator of a well maintained 17th century building, it has 11 foot ceilings and beautiful wood flooring. It is located in a historic and […]
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.
During 2014, the number of sales of apartments in period buildings in Paris increased by 2% compared to 2013, but real estate prices decreased by 2.1%. These are the conclusions of the quarterly report for the 4th quarter of 2014 issued by the notaires, officials who handle property transactions in France.
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.