The mayor in the town of Tübingen has told land owners to 'build or loose' their properties. This weekend 20 letters were sent out to people that own unused land in the area. According to the letters they now have fours years to either build residential living space or they will be forced to sell.
Protesters take to the streets of Berlin and other German cities, fed up of rising rental prices
Cannes, the playground of the rich and famous on the French Riviera, is not just known for its annual film festival. It’s also a magnet for the world’s real estate industry.
Bare ownership is growing in popularity in Spain, but some warn against the practice, saying it is wrong to bet on an individual's life expectancy.
House prices across the EU have risen by more than 10% since 2010, Eurostat revealed on Tuesday, but Italy remains an outlier — it is the only member state to have seen prices shrink last year.
Activist squatters in Berlin have taken over vacant buildings in the city to protest rising house prices, homelessness and gentrification.
The city famously dubbed 'poor but sexy' by a former mayor is becoming a lot more expensive to live in
In this edition of Real Economy, we focus on the fallout from rising house prices. What does it mean for homeowners, those seeking to buy and for the economy as a whole? The fear of a new property bubble is in everyone's mind.
This week, Inspire Middle East tours the Arabian Travel Market, a leading event for the tourism industry looking at the future of travel in the region. We also report on the real-estate event Cityscape Abu Dhabi to discover how much affordable housing really costs in today’s money.
Thousands were left homeless after they were evicted from a poor neighbourhood of the Chinese capital.
Albinen estimates that in the next five years, five to 10 families will benefit from the scheme
My name is Pamela, I am 43 years old, I have been living Berlin and I am a night club manager for over 20 years now.
Neglected for centuries, cave properties are currently amongst one of the hottest Spanish properties on the market
City-dwellers the world over are feeling the pinch but why are some places so prohibitively expensive by comparison?
Step inside Infinity House, a spatial theatre at the heart of East London.
House prices across Europe show a wide variety of post-2008 fortunes, but relatively consistent growth has not led to consistent optimism
There is anger in Moscow at plans by the authorities to pull down shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks and resettle hundreds of thousands of
Redevelopment in Moscow is starting to tear down much-loved homes to build high-rises, and people are starting to protest at being forced out by big money.
There seems no end to Spain’s problems when it comes to its housing market.
The global financial crisis that the US housing-market crash triggered in 2008 carried important lessons about how fragile the financial system is in the face of a housing-market collapse. Unfortunately, policymakers have not yet fully applied them.
The city of Moscow will undergo a major facelift under a plan by mayor Sergei Sobyanin to modernise the housing of at least 1.6 million people
Why are Europe's smaller cities looking at smart city initiatives?
Cameras capture the moment 19 blocks of flats were demolished in just 10 seconds
It is notoriously difficult for students to find affordable housing.
Some 200 abandoned homes in cities across New York State are being transformed into art installation as part of a new project entitled “‘Breathing…
The UK's digital tech sector was overwhelmingly opposed to Brexit. Some startups and tech professionals have already pulled the plug. After Brexit, could Techxit be next?