Living in Glockenbachviertel (Munich): Buying apartments and land – property types, prices per square metre, forecasts & Co.

Living in the Glockenbachviertel – The charming trendy district is characterized by its unique flair of extremes. Once known as a stronghold of the LGBTQ scene, the Glockenbachviertel now inspires with its exclusive nightlife, the variety of shopping opportunities and the prime location with a view of the Isar. As a result, the trendy quarter is on the list of Munich’s most desirable places to live, along with the districts of Bogenhausen, Neuhausen-Nymphenburg, Schwabing and Starnberger See. Would you like to invest in a property in the Glockenbackviertel as a capital investment? Buy a house or purchase a plot of land? Find out everything you need to know about living in Glockenbachviertel, the most popular and most expensive streets and all property prices at a glance – Welcome to Glockebachviertel! Back to: Living in Munich.

Living in the Glockenbachviertel: Hip residential area with artistic flair

Hip bars, first-class restaurants, flashy parties and luxurious boutiques that invite you to shop. Over the past few decades, the historic Glockenbachviertel has become one of the most attractive places to live in Bavaria. Known in the 1960s as the stronghold of the gay scene, this district is considered the trendy neighborhood par excellence. Here street style meets haute couture and moving history meets extravagant postmodernism. In the Glockenbachviertel, culture is born and life is enjoyed to the fullest.

Welcome to Munich: The capital of Bavaria

Munich is the most populous city in Bavaria and the third largest municipality in Germany. With around 4,800 inhabitants per square kilometre, the Bavarian metropolis is also the most densely populated municipality in Germany. Living in the southern German metropolis means expensive rents and high living costs. However, the city offers a diverse cultural offering, beautiful architecture, a historic old town, green spaces to escape the city stress and picturesque landscapes.

Glockenbachviertel: Map and location

The trendy Glockenbachviertel is located in the popular Munich residential district of Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt. The attractive residential area of Au-Haidhausen, the old town and the upscale Maxvorstadt are also not far away.

Sights: Old South Cemetery, German Museum & State Theater

It’s not just the many subways and S-Bahn lines that make the Glockenbachviertel an attractive place to live. The variety of exclusive restaurants, cozy bars and modern commercial buildings also contributes to the flair of the district. As well as the wide cultural offer consist of quite a few monuments and sights.

Here’s an overview:

  • Old South Cemetery
  • Gärtnerplatz
  • Flushing Meadows
  • German Museum
  • State Theatre

Tour: Expensive streets & exclusive residential areas

Join us on our tour through the breathtaking Glockenbachviertel and thus the most expensive streets in Munich! We show you here the most desirable residential locations, most expensive streets and of course one of the landmarks of the district: The Isar!

Müllerstraße: High purchase prices & exclusive location

Gärtnerplatz: A sought-after residential area in the centre of the district

Bosch Bridge: View of the Isar

Buying property in the Glockenbachviertel: Prices per square metre & yields

You want to buy a property in the sought-after Glockenbachviertel? Space is scarce here, and thus apartments are especially popular. Exclusive loft with a view of the Isar, renovated old building apartment near the centre or spacious maisonette – find out everything about property prices in Munich & Co here.

Most popular property type: Apartments

Buying an apartment: Old building & new building in comparison

Apartments in the Glockebachviertel are expensive. If you are interested in an apartment in an old building, you can expect to pay just under €15,500 per square metre. Although there is always a lot of construction going on in the Glockenbachviertel, new-build apartments are still in the minority. The top of the price per square metre: New-build apartments in the modern residential tower “The Seven”: Here, one square metre costs almost €20,000.

The prices per square metre in comparison:

  • Apartment (old building): 15.500 €/m²
  • Apartment (new construction): 17.500 €/m²

Real estate as a capital investment: rental yield in the Glockenbachviertel

Demand is not only causing purchase prices and rents to skyrocket. The rental yields here are also extremely high. So would you like to invest in real estate as a capital investment and buy an apartment building to then rent it out lucratively? Then it’s all worth it here! Apartments are one of the most popular types of real estate and through a redevelopment or renovation, you can expect even higher rental yields.

Conclusion: Living & Housing in the Glockenbachviertel

Life and living in Munich is upscale, sophisticated and highly desirable. The Glockenbachviertel in particular delights with its prime location, proximity to the banks of the Isar and wide range of cultural offerings. The breathtaking cityscape and the colourful art scene also contribute to the charm of the district. While young students and hip artists have enriched the district’s lifestyle in recent decades, working couples and retired older people have consequently also been drawn here. The result: a gentrification spiral with steadily rising prices per square metre. It is not yet possible to predict exactly when the price increase will level off. One thing is certain: Life in the Glockenbachviertel may be luxurious, but the pure joie de vivre that this quarter exudes is worth it all! An experienced real estate agent not only accompanies you through the entire purchase process, but also advises you on the topics of taxes and real estate, renovation and modernization with craftsmen, architects & Co, as well as property valuation and off market.

Munich: Real Estate in Bavaria

Munich is the most populous city in Bavaria and the third largest municipality in Germany. With around 4,800 inhabitants per square kilometre, the Bavarian metropolis is also the most densely populated municipality in Germany. The figures confirm the population growth. More and more people want to live in the Bavarian metropolis. The proximity to the Alps and neighbouring Austria make Munich very attractive.

Real estate in Munich

Munich counts itself as one of the economic metropolises of Germany. It is also famous for its high quality of life and the surrounding nature. Skiing in the Alps or hiking, as well as countless lakes for summer activities are in the immediate vicinity, not to mention the Italian coast in the south.

Living in Munich: Popular districts & residential areas

In no other German city is housing as expensive as here. Experts agree that a property in Munich in the right neighbourhood is a safe investment. But what does ‘right location’ mean in Munich and what kind of investment should one expect to make in order to buy a decent apartment or a luxurious house in the capital of Bavaria? We answer these questions here! To the overview: Living in Munich

Sell, buy and live in Munich

More and more people want to live in the Bavarian metropolis. The proximity to the Alps and the neighbouring country Austria make Munich very attractive and also the individual districts have a lot to offer. While Lehel and the old town convince with their historical charm, the residential areas of Bogenhausen and Schwabing inspire with their variety of well-kept green spaces and parks. The vibrant Maxvorstadt and the elegant Nymphenburg are also among the most attractive places to live in Munich. Do you want to sell your apartment, your apartment building or your own property here? With our free guides on selling real estate in Munich, you are well prepared. To the overview: Selling real estate in Munich.