Exclusion of the municipal right of preemption despite feared luxury redevelopment in the area of a milieu protection statute

Area of tension between property guarantee and the objectives of urban development measures

Federal Administrative Court desicion: the exercise of the municipal right of first refusal with regard to a property located within the scope of a preservation statute can (no longer) be based on the fear that the purchaser might carry out "luxury renovations" and displace the existing tenants.