Superb 32 room property with 2 commercial units in Greiz Germany      

  • 0
  • 20

Superb 32 room property with 2 commercial units in Greiz GermanyEuroresales Property iD - 9824202Property information:This is a 32...

EUR 531,662 SEE more >>

Superb 4 apartment property in Greiz, Germany                        

  • 2
  • 6

Another great offer from the largest direct seller of German property on the web. Vital stats:4 flats averaging 75SQM each2 comme...

EUR 31,733 SEE more >>

Search property for sale in greiz

We currently have 2 in greiz including 1 Residential Property in greiz , 1 Commercial in greiz

You may want to use the following key words to help narrow down your search : Residential Property greiz , Commercial greiz

Facts About Greiz

Greiz is a town in Thuringia, and it is the capital of the district of Greiz. Greiz is situated in eastern Thuringia on the river White Elster.
As with other nearby settlements, the place name (originally Grouts) is of Slavic origin and means Gradec. It was first mentioned in 1209. The prime location of Greiz at the river White Elster and the stream Göltzsch made it a fast-growing town. It kept expanding during the last 1000 years. It has been recognized as town in the 13th century for the first time. Later the House of Reuss, a ruling German dynasty, built 2 castles in Greiz: the "Oberes Schloss" (Upper castle) and the "Unteres Schloss" (Lower castle). Both were built by famous architects and are still considered unique. Greiz became the capital of the Principality of Reuss-Greiz (until 1918).

Greiz has a large park in its center which is classified as an English garden. Thomasstraße, Burgstraße, Marktstraße, Waldstraße, and Leonhardtstraße with their Jugendstil houses are well known examples of that architectural style. In Prof.-Dr.-Friedrich-Schneider-Straße 4 there is one of the earliest examples of Art Deco architecture (built in 1911).
During World War II, Greiz did not suffer much damage, although 3 of the 5 bridges in town were destroyed. In 1941, Ulf Merbold was born there, who became in 1983 the first astronaut from the Federal Republic of Germany (Sigmund Jähn, born only 40 km (24.85 mi) away, was the first German space traveller, representing the German Democratic Republic in 1978 as a cosmonaut).
Greiz has a population of about 21,284 people (as of December 31, 2013).
In addition to a chemical works and a paper factory there are mechanical engineering operations, plastics manufacturing businesses, wood machining enterprises, medical technology, suppliers to the automobile industry, printing houses and breweries. In recent years various high tech businesses (sensor technology, climate simulators, micro-chip production) and environmental technology companies developed.
Adjacent cities include:

Elsterberg
Reichenbach
Hohenleuben
WerdauGreiz station is on the Gera Süd–Weischlitz railway.