Real estate investor Kiel: Real estate market and investment potential Kiel

Property prices and market forecast

General Real Estate Information about Kiel

The state capital of Schleswig-Hollstein is the location of the largest German shipyard, the location of numerous ferry lines to Scandinavia and the Baltic States and three universities also with supra-regional significance. If you want to sail, the Kiel Fjord will be a household name. Culinaryally, the Kiel sprat is a specialty known about northern Germany. Due to its location near the Baltic Sea, Kiel is also a very interesting location for tourists.

Residents key figures Kiel

Kiel has a population of 247,441, making the state capital one of the 30 largest cities in the Federal Republic. The city covers an area of 118.65 km2. This means that 2,085 inhabitants come in one km2. Compared to the previous year, Kiel grew by 0.46. In 1900, the city in Schleswig-Holstein achieved the status of a major city for the first time.

Infrastructure Kiel

The A210 and A215 motorways run from the city area in Kiel to the A7. Kiel is connected to the north-south axis via the A7, so that you can easily reach the Hamburg-Flensburg line and finally Hanover and other cities in southern Germany.

Economy & Unemployment Rate Kiel

The port in Kiel is an important economic factor. Accordingly, many logistics companies are based in Kiel, such as Schenker AG and COOP AG. There are also numerous mining companies linked to the port. ThyssenKrupp has the largest shipyard in Germany in Kiel. The unemployment rate in Kiel is on average at 8.3 in August 2018.

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Real Estate and Investors Key Figures Kiel

Basic real estate data

The top residential locations in Kiel are the districts of Düsternbrook, Russee, Holtenau, Strande, Schilksee and Kitzeberg on the east bank. The vacancy rate is currently quite high at 9.20. But this is expected to change in the near future. If you want to rent an apartment, you currently have to spend an amount of 8.36 € / m2.

Buildings and housing statistics

There are a total of 37,151 residential buildings in Kiel. This initially affects 36223 residential buildings, without including dormitories. There are also living space in 802 other buildings. There are 112 dormitories in Kiel and finally 14 other accommodations that are inhabited.

Data on residential buildings in Kiel

4053 dwellings are divided into condominiums, or 11.19 of all residential buildings. Apartments owned by the municipality or municipal housing establishments are only 52. This corresponds to 0.14 of all apartments. Before 1919, 10.40 of all apartments were built. Between 1950 and 1969, 30.93 of all dwellings were built and finally 7.32 dwellings in the period from 2000 to the present day.

Data on single-family houses in Kiel

There are 21592 single-family houses in Kiel, which corresponds to 59.61 of all residential buildings. There are 8402 residential buildings vacant, i.e. 23.20 of all residential buildings.

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Investment in real estate: forecast for Kiel

The real estate market in Kiel has been picking up speed for some time. One reason for this is demographic change. There are many seniors who are abandoning their existing housing complexes and investing in a more comfortable and barrier-free apartment near the center. Although these are sometimes objects in need of refurbishment, they quickly find buyers. Numerous new construction areas are also being planned in Kiel, which are also sought-after residential quarters. However, this movement in the real estate market is limited.

Assessment of the real estate market - Kiel

The generational change in Kiel brings the long-awaited movement into the real estate market. While for a long time hardly affordable apartments were available, now a considerable offer is available on the market again. . Those who want to invest in real estate in Kiel should decide now, because this window of opportunity will be closed again in the near future, when the generational change is completed. Anyone who invests in a property in Kiel can expect above-average returns in the future.

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City of Kiel
Residents 547172
Area in km2 328.48 km2
Ew./km2 (2016) 1666 km2
Änd. [] (previous year) 0,62 %
city for the first time
State of Saxony
Economic focus nanotechnology, IT, life science, tourism, plant construction
Unemployment rate 6.8 (8/2018)
Top residential locations Loschwitz, Blasewitz, Striesen-Ost, Bühlau, Weißer Hirsch
Vacancy rate 2.1 (2014)
Rental mirror (good location, from 76 m2, status: 2015) 7.99 € / m2
Buildings with living space and inhabited accommodation inthe al. 57159
Number of single-family houses (detached buildings, semi-detached houses, terraced houses with exactly 1 apartment; only residential buildings) 23865
on all residential buildings 43,13991323
including: in detached building 13697
on all residential buildings 24,75958062
Residential buildings
below: which are divided into condominiums
8173 st.
including: the municipalities or municipal
whg. companies belong to
construction Residential building built before 1919 24.2
Residential building built from 1950 to 1969 8.34
Residential building built in 2000 or later 10.73

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