Next-Estate about Berlin
German Real Estate

Hamburg could well be the first city/state in Germany to seize vacant commercial property for use as refugee-housing. A new state law passed its first reading in the state parliament last Wednesday. Not far away in the other north-western German city state of Bremen, authorities are considering passing a similar law. Hamburg’s new law -if approved- would be a temporary, one-off, emergency measure only. Owners […]

Business in Berlin

  TECH Company Boom in Berlin helps lower Commercial Vacancy rates – says Wall Street Journal. In an article entitled “Tech Companies Flock to Berlin -City now vies with London as startup capital of Europe”  the American Wall Street Journal wrote today about the up-coming real-estate potential of the city. The article mentions that demand has been driving […]

Living in Berlin

While inexpensive, in comparison to both London and Paris, Berlin’s rental prices are going up, and much faster than many Berlin renters would like. What does this all mean for native Berliners? In an interesting article last week, the leading UK daily newspaper the Guardian, entitled “The housing trap: how can Berlin avoid following in […]

Berlin History
Berlin, more than just ‘Poor but Sexy’!
October 4, 2015

Berlin’s former mayor famously described the city as “poor but sexy”. It was a neat way of summing up the spirit of the capital. Exciting and sexy, it certainly is. But compared to other German cities, Berlin is relatively poor. Look at the figures. If average household spending power across Germany is 100, Berlin comes […]

Living in Berlin
Berlin’s transport system is excellent
October 2, 2015

Make no mistake, Berlin’s transport system is excellent. The S-Bahn and U-Bahn systems (broadly equivalent to London’s local railways and the Underground) are efficient and cheap. There are buses and trams galore. And the infrastructure for cyclists is excellent. “Sehr gut: Why cycling in Berlin is a dream” – Put those factors together, and […]

Real Estate Berlin

Find a bar. (Not hard in Berlin). Make sure it’s in an elevated position. (Surprisingly easy, given that the city has so few hills: there are several places where you can enjoy a drink while taking in views from the upper floors of blocks of flats, offices and even multi-storey carparks.) Look out, and what […]

An art exhibit entitled ‘Heimat in Himmel ‘ by the Spanish artist Fernando de la Cueva will open at the Berlin Offices of NEXT ESTATE on Friday the 23rd October at 1900hrs. [ Until June 2016 ]It is presented by NEXT ESTATE in cooperation with the IB ISABEL BILBAO Galerie.  NEXT ESTATE, Kollwitzstraße 38, 10405 Berlin, Next Estate GmbH is a […]

Real Estate Berlin

This apartment was built in the early 1900s and is currently in need of refurbishment, it offers the perfect opportunity for you to create a dream home. Kollwitzstraße 56 is a historic building located on the corner of famous Kollwitzplatz. High living quality in the middle of a family-friendly neighbourhood! This is a great […]

Deutsche Welle view on German Real Estate
July 22, 2015

Deutsche Welle view on German Real Estate “The age of cheap loans has well and truly dawned. Germany in particular is witnessing a building boom with Berlin at the epicentre. Experts predict an ongoing real estate boom, with some already warning about a bubble.” So begins an intriguing video last month on Deutsche Welle’s Media […]