This Paris Life

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

In a city as hectic as Paris, what could be more pleasant than taking a detour through one of the capital’s historic passages couverts?  Originally designed as the very first shopping malls in France following the revolution; with the rise of the middle and upper-middle class, these covered shopping districts offered a place for ladies […]

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Following in the footsteps of Airbnb, OfficeRiders, We Peps, and SnapEvent offer platforms allowing property owners to rent out their space for events.   Looking for a way to generate income from your property in Paris?  Or planning a special event in Paris?  It is in this mindset that OfficeRiders, We Peps, and SnapEvent have […]

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On January 21st, the celebrated Michelin Guide revealed its latest inductees at the Salle Gaveau in Paris.  New restaurants were given their first star, and among those already awarded, some inherited a second.  Read on to discover which first-star newcomers, as well second star awarded veterans, are sure to stir up Paris’ gastronomy scene in […]

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Since their creation, Parisian department stores have always been at the forefront of progress and innovation in the capital, benefitting from 19th-century technological evolutions as well as the widening of Paris’ boulevards under Baron Haussmann.  Although les grands magasins are an integral part of the city’s celebrated heritage, many are unaware of the humble beginnings that […]

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Despite today’s current political and social climate, the luxury real estate market in Paris is breaking all records. Some Parisian properties are being sold in minutes flat, at prices that can exceed 20,000 euros per square meter.   2019 is shaping up to be a favorable year for real estate in Paris.  Real estate professionals […]

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The “Kaiser” of haute couture, iconic creative director and fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, left us on February 19th, 2019 at the age of 85.  Although Lagerfeld was very discreet concerning his personal life, we do know that he was ever the Francophile, leaving his hometown of Hamburg, Germany at a young age to settle in neighboring France.  […]

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It’s not news that property prices in Paris are on the rise, with the average price per square meter in more than half of Paris’ 20 arrondissements exceeding €10,000.  It is interesting to note, however, that price disparities exist between the small boroughs located within each arrondissement.  In this article, we zoom in on the […]

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Paris is attracting more and more company headquarters, and will continue to do so thanks in large part to Brexit.  In 2018, more than two million square meters of office space was purchased in the capital.   The volume of office space sold in Île-de-France reached nearly 2.54 million square meters by the end of […]

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With the last of winter fading away in Paris, there’s no better time than now to treat yourself to a comforting spa day.  Whether you’re looking to pamper yourself in the warmth of a sauna during the drab days of winter, or detox after the holidays as you continue your wellness journey in 2019, Paris […]

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With many groundbreaking projets on the horizon, the 13th arrondissement of the capital is a promising territory for investors.   The 13th is Paris’ most unusual arrondissement.  Between the historic gritstone homes of la Butte-aux-Cailles and the American-style buildings on the avenue de France, the 13th arrondissement offers different options to buyers wishing to invest […]

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