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Lack of labour and suitable land for construction may discourage new investors

Lack of labour and suitable land for construction may discourage new investors
Published: 1 week ago

Although Slovakia has so far been able to attract new investors, in the not so distant future it may have problems with the placement of further investments. The reasons for this are the steadily declining availability of labour, the very slow development of road infrastructure and the lack of readiness of land suitable for the development of industrial parks, according to Martin Varačka, director of the industrial real estate division of the real estate consulting company CBRE in Slovakia.

Foreign workers in Slovakia seek the most economical accommodation

Foreign workers in Slovakia seek the most economical accommodation
Published: 2 weeks ago

Foreigners coming to Slovakia to work for the manufacturing industry try to live as economically as possible. They often do not arrive with their families and only work for a short period of time.

Damaged part of Apollo Business Centre to be demolished next March

Damaged part of Apollo Business Centre to be demolished next March
Published: 3 weeks ago

The Apollo 1 business centre on Prievozská Street in Bratislava is suffering from stability problems and will be pulled down and replaced with a new development. The demolition should start in March 2018 and be completed by the spring of 2019. This time-line stems from the plans of its owner, the company Smart City Centre, published as part of the ongoing environmental impact assessment (EIA) proceedings. Demolition work is expected to cost about €3.1 million.

UNIQ office building wins golden LEED certificate

UNIQ office building wins golden LEED certificate
Published: 1 month ago

UNIQ Staromestská, a new office building in Bratislava’s Old Town, has successfully undergone demanding environmental certification. Only five months after getting approval for construction works, the project by the developer Cresco Group received the LEED Gold certificate.

Prešov finally gets a shopping mall

Prešov finally gets a shopping mall
Published: 1 month ago

Prešov, as the last regional capital, has finally gotten a bigger shopping centre. The Eperia Shopping Mall opened on Friday, November 24. During the first weekend about 70,000 people visited, the Trendreality.sk website reported.



Lexxus: Bratislava records the most expensive apartments since the crisis

Lexxus: Bratislava records the most expensive apartments since the crisis
Published: Today 9:38 am,

Prices of apartments in Bratislava have increased to their highest level since the crisis, the real estate agency Lexxus has discovered. Based on its latest residential real estate analysis, Slovaks are prepared to pay still more for apartments. This is because they fear further increases in real estate prices as well as the impact of measures taken by the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS). These may worsen accessibility of housing for the middle classes from January.

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