Berlin, Berlin, here we come! In recent years, the city on the Spree has become a magnet for go-getters from around Germany, Europe and the world. Its reputation of being the most exciting metropolis of the continent is richly deserved. There is something for everyone – from chic boutiques and the Mauerpark flea market to vernissages, legendary nightlife, champagne and currywurst.
Berlin-Mitte: The city’s epicentre
There is one district in particular where you can experience the full flair of Berlin’s untamed energy, joie de vivre as well as its paradoxes: Berlin-Mitte. This trendy district is the city’s epicentre in every way, not only geographically speaking. Lifestyle, culture, gastronomy, fashion, nightlife, politics: For residents of Berlin and tourists alike, this is where it’s all happening.
Fashion lovers will find their piece of paradise around Friedrichstrasse and Hackescher Markt. Here, you will find everything from the big names like Boss and Escada to countless small and hidden boutiques of up-and-coming designers. Life in Berlin never gets boring.
If you are looking for that well-deserved break in-between, you are spoilt for choice How about a Latte Macchiato at Café Einstein, directly at Unter den Linden, a stone’s throw from Brandenburg Gate? The Einstein is a popular celebrity gathering place, so there is always something happening here. If you are looking for something a little more sturdy, try Borchardt restaurant near the historical Gendarmenmarkt. But remember to make a reservation beforehand, as it is immensely popular.
So there are many good reasons for having a home or second home in Berlin, especially in Berlin-Mitte. Demand has gone up dramatically in recent years, leading to an increase in construction and redevelopment activities. Potential buyers can either opt for stylishly restored period buildings or for chic new buildings.
Due to the surge in demand, the amount of undeveloped open space is decreasing by the day. yoo Berlin-Mitte offers a great opportunity to secure yourself one of the last prime pieces of property in Berlin-Mitte. “yoo” is a joint venture of famous designer Philippe Stark and renowned property developer John Hitchcox, who have joined forces to realise an exclusive and innovative realty project.
yoo Berlin-Mitte means ten storeys of prime architecture in a prime location in Berlin-Mitte with a stylish facade on the outside and two upwards facing atriums, a pool, a concierge service and high class furnishings on the inside. The Spree and all the conveniences that Berlin-Mitte has to offer are right on the doorstep, yet the apartments themselves are an oasis of tranquillity. Where living is synonymous with wellness.
A special highlight: the currently available yoo Berlin-Mitte townhouse in the heart of Berlin, which has its own 100 sqm garden, two balconies, three metre high ceilings, and every conceivable luxury. Thus, the yoo is keeping up with the trend of townhouses becoming ever more popular in urban centres. The best home decorating tips for townhouses can be found in our blog article.
Can you imagine living in the Berlin-Mitte, the colourful heart of Berlin – or having a second home here? Then it might be a good idea to take a weekend trip to the capital’s epicentre to find inspiration. And if you are looking for properties in Berlin and beyond, look no further than the Engel & Völkers property search.