Real estate is currently the only possibility to invest capital in a profitable and sustainable manner. The restructurings of the global economy and the expected population growth in emerging and developing countries are increasing the demand for attractive real estate. The desire for individuality is growing worldwide, the boundaries between living and working are become blurred, urban areas are growing. Real estate service providers are responding to these developments with flexible services and innovative management approaches.
Austrian companies with a long tradition know the market in the country; however, the real estate consulting and brokerage sector in Austria also acts across borders and is based on good and early contracts and networks to Austria's eastern neighbours. The real estate departments of Austrian banks have comprehensive knowledge of the CEE market and longstanding contacts.
Austrian experts in the real estate and real estate management sector provide services for all property types, from project development, maintenance and repair to classical property management and facility management and portfolio valuation and real estate consulting for investment properties.
Low interest rates are leading to real estate becoming more attractive as a form of investment. Between 2010 and 2015, the prices for apartments climbed by more than 20% on average. In addition to the federal capital of Vienna, the provincial capitals of Salzburg, Graz and Linz are also increasingly becoming the focus for investors.
Apartment buildings and owner-occupied apartments in particular are in demand. They gain in value and offer ongoing income from rent. Austria's real estate experts support their customers in the right decision regarding location, infrastructure and size of apartment.
All-in service real estate providers take over the property valuation, property valuations and real estate consulting for investment properties, project development, due diligence checks, portfolio management and real estate financing and controlling.
The importance of sustainability and ecology will increase further in architecture, real estate management and in building and urban construction. The economical use of building land, the use of healthy and natural materials and ecological production of energy are playing an ever-greater role in the choice of apartment.Austria's real estate experts are familiar with the trends and innovative solutions. Whether it involves energy self-sufficiency and energy efficiency in construction and building management, building and living with wood or an increase in efficiency through digitalisation in construction and building management (BIM), the companies in the industry are future-proof.