This Paris Life

Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris

The Peninsula Paris Hotel will open its sumptuous doors on August 1st on Avenue Kléber in the 16th arrondissement (district). The hotel is located near the Champs-Elysées and is a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe.

continue reading...

International business leaders rate Paris the third most attractive city in the world for business investment, according to a recent survey carried out for KPMG. This is a jump of two places in the space of a year.

continue reading...
The Napoleonic Code

The Napoleonic Code is the civil legal framework of France, established in 1804 by Napoleon Bonaparte. It sets out the rules in relation to divorce, inheritance, and property ownership, among other things.

continue reading...

We have reported regularly on changes to the French capital gains tax (CGT) regime over the past two years. In France, the capital gain on the sale of a primary residence is exempt from any tax. But the capital gain on the sale of a second home or investment property is liable to tax and […]

continue reading...

New research shows that Middle Eastern investors will shell out $180 billion on commercial real estate worldwide over the next 10 years. Paris will be one of the key targets.

continue reading...

A new report concludes that Paris offers increasingly good value compared with some other top European cities.

continue reading...

A Hong Kong listed investment company has announced it is buying the Paris Marriott Hotel from French real estate company MCE PropCo. This luxury hotel is located on the Champs-Elysées in the center of Paris.

continue reading...
Setting up a Société Civile Immobilière

The French Société Civile Immobilière (SCI) is a popular vehicle for purchasing real estate in France. Paris-based firm Pech de Laclause, Bathmanabane & Associés gives an overview of this structure and discusses some of the pros and cons. What is an SCI and when is it a suitable vehicle for buying and managing French property?

continue reading...

This is the fifth in our series of posts looking at major projects that are enhancing parts of Paris. Parisian millionaire Cédric Naudon is transforming the Rue du Vertbois in the northern Marais neighborhood into a gourmet and design destination. The project, nicknamed ‘La Jeune Rue’ (the young street), aims to combine ethically sourced food […]

continue reading...

In recent decades, the resilient Paris real estate market has defied predictions of large falls in price. And, in its latest quarterly roundup of prices, the Chambre de Notaires de Paris/Ile-de-France describes the “astonishing resistance” of prices per square meter for old apartments.

continue reading...
1 6 7 8 9 10 15
Contact us
By phone
In France +33 (0)9 75 18 18 99
From the US (917) 779-9950
By email
Stay current on the Paris real estate market:
Sign up for our newsletter
Thank you for subscribing!
* Required fileds