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Model city of German engineering Stuttgart holds new discoveries for property investors

When Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach developed the first high-speed internal-combustion engine in Stuttgart in the 1880s, they made a


Swipe right for real estate

The century so far has been a series of online disruptions. First, the music industry (remember filesharing?), then telecoms, travel,

Investors turn to Finland’s old capital for new opportunities

Two centuries ago, Turku lost out to Helsinki when Emperor Alexander I moved the capital of the Grand Duchy of



From beer pong to running tracks: How the tech office grew up

By Frances Robinson Cast your mind back to the Web 2.0 era – think coders sprawled on beanbags in warehouses.


Unlocking outsized returns in hotel property

By Simon Meads & Julie Cruz   Pension funds, sovereign wealth, insurers and the ultra-rich are homing in on the European


Manchester real estate demand boosted by UK decentralisation and ‘northshoring’

The northern English city of Manchester is experiencing booming demand for property as a result of decentralisation moves, urban regeneration


High-speed rail link set to fuel investment in French wine capital Bordeaux

France's wine capital Bordeaux is attracting growing interest from companies and real estate investors because of the imminent extension of


Paris means business

By Julie Cruz. Ah Paris – the city of love, fashion, haute cuisine, art… and finance. With the menace of a hard Brexit looming, French officials have been on a charm offensive to lure financial institutions away from London.


Polish Tri-City service sector growth offers opportunities to real estate investors

International investors in Polish real estate are looking beyond Warsaw to regional markets which offer good office, retail and warehouse


The PIE cover feature: Northern Lights

The Nordic reputation for stability and reliability is rubbing off on its real estate as investors wrestle with the potential


2017 – The challenges ahead

In good old PIE tradition, we asked CEOs and heads of real estate to look into their crystal ball and foretell the future. What will 2017 hold and how will this past year be remembered?


Sweden’s River City is expanding and opening up to property investors

In 1637, the first Swedish expedition to North America sailed from Gothenburg in search of wealth in the New World.


Leipzig: Hier spielt die Musik!

“This is where the music plays!” is the literal translation from the German saying for “This is where it’s at.”




Capital of gastronomy Lyon offers attractive alternative to Paris

Although Paris will always be the biggest draw for investors in French real estate, the south eastern city of Lyon


Rotterdam transformation attracts real estate investors

Rotterdam has been attracting increased real estate investment in recent years, and while office vacancies remain high, this actually offers


Italian Retail Property – Over €2 Billion Invested YTD

Last year, about €2.8bn was invested in retail real estate in Italy, according to data from research firm Real Capital


The German housing fever

High housing demand and tight supply is fueling a boom in both rents and purchase prices in Germany’s eight largest


Europe’s healthcare property market

Last year, more than €2.9bn was invested in European healthcare property, with Germany, Sweden and France accounting for over 70%