Paris, the capital of France, enjoys a unique global brand and allure with its rich history and heritage. This world-class city is recognized as a top place for its unmatched culture, gastronomy, fashion, solid infrastructure, outstanding transportation network, startup ecosystem and the quality of research and education

Key Numbers

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This is the number of Fortune 500 corporations headquartered in the Paris region

 

It is the highest concentration in Europe making Paris the No. 1 economic powerhouse in Europe

50,000,000

This is the number of tourists coming every year to experience the “art de vivre”, culture, gastronomy, history and entertainment of Paris region - the No.1 tourism destination globally

47

This is the number of new international R&D investments made in 2019 in Paris which has become the No.1 destination for R&D centers globally with an exceptionally deep pool of international talents 

Global Ranking

For Real Estate Investment

Over the years Paris has consistently remained one of the pre-eminent and most desirable residential real estate markets on the global stage continuing to attract international buyers

End 2019, the city was named as the Top Global Prime Residential Market for 2020 by global real estate consultant Knight Frank

Similarly, PricewaterhouseCoopers in its 2020 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report also ranked Paris No. 1 city in Europe in terms of overall real estate prospects acknowledging its appeal to global investors

After featuring prominently for several years in the Barnes City Index prepared by luxury real estate consultant Barnes Realty, Paris – the ‘City of light’ – has become the most preferred real estate investment destination for wealthy international investors in 2020

Key Market Drivers

Structural caps on supply

Compared to other major global cities, such as London or New York, Paris cannot organically expand due to its historical borders being outlined by highways 

 

Strict height limit set at 37m (121ft) in the oldest and most central districts of Paris prevents the construction of high rise apartment buildings

Supportive and diversified

occupier market

Paris features a heathy ratio of 2 tenants for 1 owner with a balanced mix of highly qualified professionals, students, and family

Rental demand is driven by domestic activity alongside the support of foreigners accounting for around 14% of the population in Paris

How Paris Has Performed During Covid-19

In April 2021, real estate firm Savills confirmed that Paris' prime market has been globally one of the most resilient investment destinations to Covid-19 as flight-to-safety has become the key trends for real estate investors

The official price index regularly published by the Paris chamber of Notaries confirmed the enduring attraction of the French capital among a volatile economic environment

Average price per square meter observed for a property in Paris as of October 2021

€10,700

Increase in real estate price in Paris over 2020 and 2021

+4.8%

Increase in transaction volume in Paris over the last 12 months

+27%

Key Catalysts For Paris

The residential real estate market in Paris is expected to be positively supported over the next few years by a number of significant initiatives

Brexit

Following the Brexit, multiple international banks such as JP Morgan, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have significantly increased their presence in Paris as the city aims to become Europe’s top financial hub 

Summer Olympic

Games 2024

This major global sporting event is expected to further boost tourism for Paris which has allocated a €6.9bn budget for new versatile and sustainable infrastructures

Grand Paris

This transformational €26bn project aims at transforming Paris with the construction of an automated metro line around Paris linking new stations in and around the capital

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Rare opportunity to invest in a portfolio of prime residential properties in the supply-constrained center of Paris

Location

Prominent and highly-sought after districts in central Paris such as Boulevard Saint-Germain, Le Marais, the Latin Quarter, Eiffel Tower

Collection theme

Focus on prime residential properties offering best balance between rental yield and liquidity ahead of major catalysts for potential capital gains in Paris

Stage of opportunity

The Collection is open to new co-owners and is deploying capital