Frankfurt Economic Development Corporation

The Frankfurt Economic Development Corporation (in German: Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH) has the task of promoting Frankfurt as a business location. The economic promotion takes the form of material, personal, and financial support. If the promotion has been successful, the funding measures amortize through employment growth, additional tax income, and the attractiveness of the location. The

10

Jan

Frankfurt and Brexit

Following the Conservatives' clear victory in the UK election in December 2019, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his plan to lead Britain out of the EU by the end of January 2020. With the clear victory, a second referendum on leaving the EU is now clearly off the table. Boris Johnson now wants

Global Tower

Global Tower is located in the Financial District and the project is turning an existing office tower into a new office building. The high-rise building formerly housing Commerzbank will be completely gutted, given a new entrance and completely repositioned. Construction will start in the summer of 2018, with completion planned for the summer of 2020.

21

Jul

Morgan Stanley apparently rents space in Frankfurt’s OmniTurm

Brexit is beginning to throw more and more shadows ahead. This could become the first rental in Frankfurt, clearly partly due to Brexit: according to media reports, Morgan Stanley is to occupy several floors in the high-rise project OmniTurm. So far, it is unclear where Morgan Stanley would go if the planned UK exit from

02

Jul

Someone from Frankfurt is visiting London, skyscrapers and Brexit

SKYLINE ATLAS is looking for traces in terms of Brexit and urban development. An on-site visit to London by an employee of J.P. Morgan: It is a Saturday morning. I am flying British Airways from Frankfurt to London at 7.15. After more than an hour flight I arrived: I do not land in Heathrow this