Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
Paris’ business district is undergoing a major revamp, complete with sprawling terraces and gardens, new avenues and towers under construction, organic restaurants and trendy bars.
A unique building project whose apartments will be free of co-ownership fees is scheduled for completion in 2018. This will allow units to be 30% cheaper than normal. The future building is one of 22 projects selected as part of the Reinventing Paris competition. A new real estate project called Edison Lite is expected for […]
No longer merely the realm of tech start-ups and innovative consumer products, crowdfunding is increasingly used in the French real estate market. In the past couple years, several building projects have seen the light thanks to participative financing. The French real estate sector has found an innovative way to source capital while involving communities in […]
The City of Paris has finally announced the 22 winners of the “Réinventer Paris” competition, launched in November 2014. The Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo recently announced the 22 winning projects of the urban design competition “Réinventer Paris”, or “Reinventing Paris”. A call for projects to rebuild and renovate select spots across the city was […]
The City of Paris delivered the building permit for the Tours Duo project on 22nd September. The asymmetrical towers designed by architect Jean Nouvel will see the light in the French capital in 2020. Chosen during an international competition held by the City of Paris on 24th April 2012, the Ateliers Jean Nouvel will finally […]
In conjunction with the “Reinventing Paris” competition, the City of Paris is looking to refresh its riverbanks. Accordingly, it will launch a new call for innovative projects next month along with Rouen, Le Havre and other riverside towns. Eager to renovate its cityscape, the French capital will soon be the scene of a new project […]
As host country for the 21st edition of the International Climate Summit, France has been taking tangible steps to green its real estate sector. Encouraged by new legislation, financial incentives and environmental certifications, France’s construction industry has produced a number of eco-friendly edifices of late. The latest edition of the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference […]
Paris’ new enhanced transport system — extending the metro to the capital’s outer suburbs — will lead to positive growth and profitable real estate on the city’s outer rim. As part of the reorganization of the French capital into the Métropole du Grand Paris, the city’s transport system is due to undergo a 35 billion euro […]
Former Parisian warehouse located in the 19th arrondissement has delivered its first housing units. After 5 years of conversion work, what was once a large railway warehouse bordering the ring road in the northeast corner of Paris is nearing completion. Families have already moved in to the units, half of which will be low-income housing.
The city of Paris is inviting residents and architects to submit proposals for green car-free pedestrian zones on sections of the right bank. In 2014, Paris opened Les Berges de Seine on the left bank, near the Musee d’Orsay. The pedestrian zone is host to a range of activities, from bars and restaurants to rock climbing and urban […]