Ownership Obliges

Land and real estate in the area of conflict between private and public ownership

The symposium "Property Obligations" was dedicated to the return of the land question and the daily challenges that property brings with it. Together with the speakers - renowned scientists and practitioners from Germany and Austria - we invited to learn more about the tension between private and public ownership of land and real estate. (September 26, 2019)

Land ownership as a social function. What the interpretation of Article 14 GG could learn from Léon Duguit
Prof. Dr. iur. Benjamin Davy, Chair of Soil Policy, Soil Management and Municipal Surveying, Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund

Non-profit housing construction and the social obligation of ownership
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Gerlinde Gutheil-Knopp-Kirchwald, Austrian Association of Non-Profit Building Associations - Auditing Association. Housing Economics Department, Vienna

Valuation of ownership - building land decision, planning value adjustment and publicly subsidised housing construction
Dipl.-Ing. Michael Debus, Head of Department Real Estate Consulting and Valuation, Expert Committee for Real Estate Values for the City of Frankfurt am Main

Property tax reform and rent brake: The social obligation of real estate ownership in commercial and tax law
Prof. Dr. iur. Vera de Hesselle, Professor of Business and Tax Law, Bremen University of Applied Sciences

Art. 15 GG - obsolete? The socialization of land and real estate
Prof. Dr. Fabian Thiel, Chair of Real Estate Valuation, Frankfurt UAS

Property Obligation - Is Cost-Effective Construction Still Affordable in Germany?
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Björn Gossa, Professor of Facility Management in the Planning and Construction Process, Frankfurt UAS

Property entails obligations: Worldwide examples of development cooperation
Dipl.-Ing. agrar. Christian Graefen, Project Manager, Sector Program Land Governance, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn

Final discussion with all participants
Moderation: Tamara Agler, real estate economist, Tübingen

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