Florida, Missouri and Louisiana siphon billions from BlackRock over ESG strategy

Blackrock The wealth manager is under pressure to focus more on ESG criteria. (Photo: Archyde.com) New York In the dispute over the ESG criteria of wealth managers, Florida has announced as another US state that it will withdraw funds from BlackRock. The chief financial officer responsible, Jimmy Patronis, justified the move on Thursday by saying … Read more

How expensive is it to heat a house with gas?

High gas consumption The refurbishment rate for building envelopes has stagnated at less than one percent for years. (Foto: IMAGO/Future Image) Düsseldorf Heating with gas is becoming expensive – the Research Institute for Thermal Insulation Munich (FIW) has now determined exactly how expensive in a study. Accordingly, residents of low-energy, uninsulated houses have to adjust to … Read more

New refurbishment regulations are putting real estate owners under pressure

A detached house near Berlin Poorly insulated buildings and apartments in the EU are threatened with renovation – with far-reaching consequences. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt It is no secret in the real estate industry that people in Brussels and Berlin are paying more attention to climate protection. But many private property owners underestimate the issue, experts … Read more

This applies to tenants and owners

New build apartments in Cologne These buildings were still funded under the KfW program for efficiency houses KfW-55. In the future, a resource passport is to become an important part of the funding for energy-efficient houses. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt It’s a document that virtually every homeowner and renter is familiar with. Anyone who has bought … Read more

How new technology should make construction cheaper

robotics The start-up Gropyus plans real estate on the computer and builds with robots. (Photo: Gropyus) Frankfurt Federal Building Minister Klara Geywitz from the SPD has a clear goal. “We need an alliance for affordable housing in Germany,” announced the new minister recently. The coalition agreement of the new federal government stipulates that 400,000 apartments … Read more