To replenish its coffers, the City of Paris has its old heritage. Under the 2013 budget, which will be voted on Monday in Paris council, the mayor plans to sell next year to 175 million euros of assets. An amount up, transfers property having represented 150 million euros in 2011 and 174 million in 2012.
"It sells goods that are no longer useful to the Parisians, ensures Assistant Finance PS Bernard Gaudillère. Example The City had castles in the province once acquired to create camps. Buyers are often local but also investors. cede We also land in the suburbs and small plots of 100 square meters or 200 to Paris condominiums interest. "
In the lot, some pearls
End of 2010, the city had sold to more than 2 million, a medieval castle in Bayac (Dordogne). In 2011, the mansion of the White Street School (9th) was sold more than 5 million to an investor.
In the Marais, at 26, rue Geoffroy's Asnier, the mansion of Chalons-Luxembourg , monument of the seventeenth century, will soon be sold to the highest bidder. The City did not want to disclose the appraisal of the property, which housed the Commission of Old Paris before being abandoned and welcome briefly in February 2012, the collective AClefeu and his " Ministry of crisis of the suburbs . "
Environmentalists call for transparency
This sale should, according to our information, run into tens of millions of euros. "This building requires major restoration, says the Association of Heritage Preservation historic Paris. Better is bought and renovated rather deserted, provided that the rules are respected restoration."
In June, environmentalists have filed a vow calling for greater transparency in the real estate transactions. Bernard Gaudillère remember that all assignments are "subject to the Council of Paris."