Too “cool”, too expensive
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In some neighborhoods such as the 7th arrondissement, real estate prices are flirting with rates in the capital. The influx of Parisians, the influence of Airbnb on the rental stock and the lack of construction in Marseille explain the outbreak.
It is well known: in Marseille, the Parisian is guilty of all evils. The overcrowding of the Calanques, that’s him. Organic and healthy restaurants, again – like the gentrification of central Marseille in general. And the real estate prices which are soaring, it is, of course, again him. The fault is his bank account much more provided than the average Marseillais and offers to buy at the price, without negotiation, especially if he finds a small terrace. Never seen. If the Covid and the advent of teleworking have thrown hordes of Parisians on the roads of exodus all over the regions, especially in Brittany, the south-east and its capital Marseille have won the tassel. What a recent study of a moving platform confirms: “In 2020, the Marseille agglomeration has become the preferred destination for Parisians”, and represents the arrival city of nearly 10% of those who make the big jump to the other side of the ring road, thus supplanting Bordeaux, in first place in 2019.
One would have imagined that a city marked the collapse of buildings which left eight dead and triggered mass evacuations barely three years ago.