Immocap, the company behind the Central shopping centre in Bratislava, is preparing a new aquapark project in the surrounds of Piešťany. The developer estimates that construction work could begin in 2018. Their ambition is to create a relaxation complex which would attract hundreds of thousands of visitors per year, wrote TREND Reality.
The same company introduced the project for the complex before the crisis but since the first plans were drawn up, it has changed a great deal.
In 2015, the head of the investment group, Peter Lukeš, introduced his idea to the locals. He proposed a complex on the banks of the Váh River, consisting of four pools and four toboggans designated for year-long use with an additional six pools and 18 toboggans for summer use. These attractions were to be supplemented by an amphitheatre, shops, restaurants and cafés, wrote TREND Reality.
Since then the situation has changed and the complex does not yet have final form.
“We are cooperating with specialists from the field of aquapark architecture as well as an architectural design studio who have experience in building successful aquaparks in Slovakia and abroad,” Martin Šramko, managing director of Immocap explained for TREND Reality.
According to his words, the project is entering its next phase.
“We plan to introduce the architectonical analysis to the public and during the coming year continue refining the details of the project and gaining the necessary admissions. If everything goes according to plan, the construction work should begin in 2018.”
The original concept of the project has not changed.
“We want to build a complex with indoor and outdoor areas, with an hotel as well as a summer aquapark. There will be a lot of water and other attractions: a wide variety of pools and toboggans, wellness, sport and relaxation zones and restaurants and cafés,” continued Šramko.
The pools will be different – one will have waves, there will be a relaxation pool and one for children. In the outer part of the park there will be a big pool with waves and two pools with relaxation areas.
At the beginning of last year, Immocap sold the Central shopping centre. Currently they are preparing the reconstruction of the pedestrian underpass at Trnavské mýto, stated TREND Reality.
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