Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
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 […]
For the third year running, Paris has been ranked first among 50 cities for its attractiveness to students, ahead of Melbourne and London.
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.
Marilyn Benichou, Senior Counsel of Paris law firm De Gaulle, Fleurance & Associés explains some changes to French regulations about capital gains tax that apply to non-residents. From January 1st 2015, the French government introduced a number of changes to the capital gains tax regime, by means of the revised Finance Law 2014 and the […]
€23.8 billion was invested in the French commercial real estate market during 2014, according to the latest figures. This is an increase of 57% over the 2013 total of €15.1 billion and makes 2014 the third best year on record after 2007 and 2006. Much of that investment was in the capital: for each euro […]
According to figures recently issued by the Notaires de France (officials who handle property transactions), sales volumes increased and property prices fell slightly in Paris during the third quarter of 2014. The notaires regularly issue a bulletin analyzing the real estate market in France.
Paris is one of the world’s primary business centers and tourist destinations, and demand for residential property is high. Several factors have ensured that the Paris real estate market has remained buoyant over the past 25 years, despite periodic bear markets: There is a shortage of new construction. The city center cannot expand beyond the […]
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the most expensive location in Europe for retail rental values, and the 6th most expensive world-wide, according to a new report.
This week, the US dollar rose to a nine year high against the Euro. One euro is currently worth about $1.19, compared to a low of around $1.58 in April 2008. This time last year, the rate was $1.36 to the euro.
The latest research shows that Paris occupies 2nd place among 100 European cities for commercial property demand, just after London. This is one place up from the city’s ranking in 2013.