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Prices of Bratislava apartments are exorbitant

Prices of Bratislava apartments are exorbitant
Published: 3 weeks ago

The prices for apartments in Bratislava have decreased by over €300 per square metre since the start of the economic crisis in 2008. Real estate broker Jana Vinšová confirms statistics that apartments in Bratislava are cheaper now, noting that in the past it was not a problem to sell an apartment for tens of thousands of euros per square metre in the Old Town.

Part of City Business Centre changes hands

Part of City Business Centre changes hands
Published: 1 month ago

The Slovak developer HB Reavis continues to sell off its domestic projects. After selling Aupark shopping centres and the buildings of the Apollo Business Centre II, it also sold the building of its headquarters. The developer sold three blocks of office buildings of the City Business Centre (CBC) III-V to the real estate fund of Tatra Banka, the Hospodárske noviny daily wrote.

Housing construction up

Housing construction up
Published: 1 month ago

In 2013, the construction of 14,758 new housing units began, which represents an annual increase of 12.7 percent. The amount of completed housing units decreased by 1 percent to 15,100. At the end of 2013, 61,382 housing units were under construction, which is a 2.2-percent drop when compared with the previous year, the Slovak Statistics Office announced on March 5.

Most expensive offices are in London; Bratislava placed 52nd

Most expensive offices are in London; Bratislava placed 52nd
Published: 1 month ago

London’s West End continues to be the world’s most expensive office market, based on the research Office Space Across the World 2013 published by Cushman & Wakefield in mid February. Bratislava placed 52nd, clearly representing an extremely attractive location from an occupiers’ perspective, even within a central European context, at a 35-percent discount to Warsaw, a 25-percent discount to close neighbours Vienna and Budapest, and a 20-percent discount to Prague.

Former Stein brewery drew hundreds

Former Stein brewery drew hundreds
Published: 2 months ago

About 700 people visited Stein, a derelict former brewery in the centre of Bratislava, on February 8 to assess the condition of the buildings and the premises. Developers YIT Reding and MiddleCap Office Park, which opened the premises to the general public, want to pull down all of the structures except the iconic building that was used to ferment beer, and replace them offices and apartments.