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Eurovea changes hands

Eurovea changes hands
Published: 1 week ago

ONE OF the youngest and most visited shopping centres in Bratislava, Eurovea, changed hands in July. Its new owner is Peter Korbačka, one of the shareholders of the J&T Real Estate group, the Hospodárske Noviny economic daily wrote.

Construction in Pharos Park began

Construction in Pharos Park began
Published: 2 weeks ago

AFTER several years of inactivity, the first construction project has finally started in the Pharos Park complex near Bratislava airport. German company Bauhaus will invest €40 million in the building of its first specialised shop in Slovakia for workrooms, houses and gardens. It will create 150 direct jobs and another 400 jobs in related services.

Small businesses drive office market in Bratislava

Small businesses drive office market in Bratislava
Published: 3 weeks ago

THE DEMAND for office space in Slovakia’s two biggest cities did not change in the second quarter of 2014. Most offers come from small companies employing less than five employees, according to an analysis by Kancelarie.sk.

Sales of flats in new buildings up in 2Q

Sales of flats in new buildings up in 2Q
Published: 1 month ago

THE NUMBER of flats sold in new buildings in the second quarter of 2014 has reached pre-crisis numbers. Altogether 802 flats have been sold in Bratislava, the most since the end of 2008. Many of these flats were sold “on paper”, meaning that they have not been built yet, the survey carried out by Bencont Investments showed.

Unique government lounge at the airport threatened

Unique government lounge at the airport threatened
Published: 1 month ago

A UNIQUE government lounge from the 1970s may disappear from its current spot at the Bratislava airport. The Interior Ministry is preparing to reconstruct the site, explaining it does not meet current requirements for security and accepting foreign visits. However, observers point to its high cultural and architectural value and are calling for its preservation.



Average prices of real estates dropped in 2Q

Average prices of real estates dropped in 2Q
Published: 2 days ago, Compiled by Spectator staff

THE AVERAGE price of residential real estates in Slovakia dropped in the second quarter of this year. Compared to the first three months of 2014, when prices increased slightly, they fell by €10 per square metre to €1,211 between April and June, which represents a 0.8-percent drop quarter-on-quarter. In annual terms, prices fell by 1.5 percent, according to the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), the country’s central bank.

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