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RPT-Offices grow 'brains' as companies seek to attract smarter workers

Jan 04 2019

BERLIN, Jan 4 Employees will not need a key to get into the office of the future when it opens in Berlin this year, featuring ample meeting space, plenty of copy machines always stocked with paper along with high-quality air processed to maximize worker health and minimize sick time.

Offices grow 'brains' as companies seek to attract smarter workers

Jan 04 2019

BERLIN Employees will not need a key to get into the office of the future when it opens in Berlin this year, featuring ample meeting space, plenty of copy machines always stocked with paper along with high-quality air processed to maximize worker health and minimize sick time.

Germany's Corestate, Medici to invest $1.14 billion in shared living

Dec 12 2018

BERLIN Two German property firms on Wednesday said they plan to invest 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to develop tiny apartments with communal facilities across Europe in the next three to five years, with a big U.S. expansion by the co-living operator expected in 2019.

UPDATE 1-Vonovia to cut back on modernisation projects as core profit jumps 13 pct

Dec 06 2018

* Proposes dividend of 1.44 EUR per share, up 0.12 EUR (Recasts, adds details on modernisation projects, quote)

Capitalist Avenue? 'Nein Danke!' say Karl Marx Allee tenants in Berlin

Nov 21 2018

BERLIN Tenants are up in arms over the sale of apartments on the most prominent boulevard in old Communist East Germany to Berlin's largest property company, the latest in a wave of protests over skyrocketing rents in the German capital.

UPDATE 2-Healthineers expects to reap rewards of Atellica in 2019

Nov 05 2018

* CFO says China will be a growth driver (Recasts, adds shares, CEO, CFO comments)

UPDATE 1-Artificial limb maker Ottobock ousts CEO after 10 months

Nov 02 2018

* Ottobock still eyes plans for an IPO (Adds comment, background)

Click-on bionic arm could help amputees do the simple things

Oct 31 2018

VIENNA Edmund Rath, a 53-year-old from Austria, wants to do simple things such as brush his teeth and slice bread.

Rocket-backed furniture site Westwing plans Frankfurt IPO

Sep 13 2018

BERLIN European online furniture retailer Westwing plans to raise about 120 million euros ($139 million) in a Frankfurt listing, the latest start-up backed by German investor Rocket Internet to go public.

Exoskelette greifen VW-Bandarbeitern unter die Arme

Sep 13 2018

Berlin Erfunden wurden sie, um Querschnittgelähmten wieder das Laufen zu ermöglichen: Exoskelette.

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