Thoughts on the current and future demand for housing in Germany

Dr. Franz Eilers, vdpResearch

The German housing market displays considerable regional disparities. In some areas, the markets are tense; in others, a significant share of the housing stock is vacant. There are a variety of reasons for these disparities, notably demographic developments, and new construction activity that is not in step with the market situation. Dr. Franz Eilers will examine these points in the following, and asks what we can expect of the years to come.