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Feb

Kaiserlei is to become a high-rise district

Anyone driving from the neighboring city of Offenbach to Frankfurt will also pass the Kaiserlei district. The city limits of Frankfurt and Offenbach meet in the Kaiserlei area. The city limits are so irregular here that it is difficult to say which area belongs to one or the other city. Actually, the two cities should

Helaba Financial Centre Study: Questions to Dr. Stefan Mitropoulos

The Frankfurt office market and Brexit Interview with Dr. Stefan Mitropoulos The Economics/Research division of the Hessische Landesbank (Helaba) headed by chief economist Dr. Gertrud R. Traud and author Ulrike Bischoff presented their his study on the Frankfurt financial center in October 2019. The results in detail: First Brexit bankers arrived in Frankfurt 31 foreign

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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

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Mar

Reloaded: High-rise complex Neue Mainzer Strasse

More than 18 years ago, the architectural firm KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten (at the time called KSP Engel und Zimmermann) presented designs for a high-rise complex at Neue Mainzer Strasse 57-59 in the Frankfurt CBD. Since then, you did not hear much about the project. After acquiring the land plots Neue Mainzer Strasse 57-59 in

Neue Mainzer Strasse 57-59

At the intersection of Neue Mainzer Strasse and Junghofstrasse, a new skyscraper is to be built. The plans for the skyscraper are from the past and originated in the year 2001. This plan could now be taken into reality. In the 1998 high-rise development plan, the skyscraper project was known as Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822 and

MAIN TOWER

MAIN TOWER is located in the center of the Financial District and was constructed at the same time like the neighboring Eurotheum tower. Its clear shape and contours give it a majestic appearance. It was planned by the architects Schweger + Partner and in 1999 it was largely occupied up from the Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba).