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(destatis) The prices of residential property (house price index) in Germany were an average 5% higher in the 1st quarter of 2019 than in the 1st quarter of 2018. Based on provisional results, the Federal Statistical Office also reports that the prices rose both in towns and in rural regions.
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(destatis) As reported by the Federal Statistical Office, turnover in the main construction industry in January 2019 was up 6.2% compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. At the end of January 2019 the number of persons employed by main construction industry entrepreneurs was up 2.8% compared to the level a year earlier.
Ernst Russ AG confirms the operating results for the previous year and continues to deliver a positive business performance in the first half of 2018.
(gtai) The majority of people now live in cities. Growing and denser urban populations create challenges for accommodation, transportation, and energy infrastructure. Climate change has created an urgent need for resilient infrastructure. Urbanization is a worldwide phenomenon and its effects are also being felt in Germany. From vehicle charging networks and smart district heating to climate-neutral buildings – Germany is a leading business location and market for international companies with innovative urban products and services.
(IRN) It is hard to keep up with the ever-escalating trade war between China and the U.S. without having an in depth knowledge of finance. Both countries have listed thousands of goods worth billions of dollars and then levied varying taxes against them. Trump and his team have been careful not to tax everyday use items for Americans. Nevertheless, the market that has the most general impact on Americans may be in trouble. Here are potential effects that the U.S./China trade war could have on the American real estate market.
(destatis) At the end of 2017, the number of dwellings in residential and non-residential buildings amounted to roughly 42 million in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office reports that the stock of dwellings compared with the year 2010 increased by 1.5 million or 3.7%. There were 507 dwellings per 1,000 inhabitants at the end of 2017, which was an increase of 12 dwellings per 1,000 inhabitants compared with 7 years earlier (2010: 495 dwellings).
(pin) Over the last 12 months, home prices in the US have continued their rise across the country, according to the March 2018 results from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller US National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine US census divisions, reported a 6.5% annual gain in March.