The EcoPoint administrative office building in Košice is set to expand. The seat of IT, Hi-tech companies, medical labs and assisted reproduction facilities, will double its current rentable area, Trend Reality wrote.
The building was finished at the beginning of 2014 and is now fully occupied. Another two buildings are to be added to the current 5,000 square metres of rentable office space bringing the total area to 10,000 square metres. The construction works of the second phase will begin this May and new leaseholders should be moving in by 2018.
“Košice suffers from an acute deficiency of new and quality buildings which provide comfortable office working space. The EcoPoint building delivers this high quality and delivers it as a standard,” said Miroslav Cimerman, the consultant of CBRE Slovakia which manages the rental of the building, as reported by Trend Reality.
Other similar projects are planned for the business centre in the surroundings of the EcoPoint building but it stands apart from these because it is an ecological, sustainable building with low operating costs. It is the greenest administrative building in Slovakia with an LEED Gold certificate, according to the administrator of the building.
The complex stands at the entrance to Košice from the direction of Prešov and Michalovce, in the middle of two big housing estates: Dargovských hrdinov and Ťahanovce. The location of such a building near a city bypass is preferred by many countries in developed Europe, however it was still unknown in Košice,” said Miroslav Cimerman. Trend Reality informed that there will be a total of 400 parking places.
The Finnish company, YIT, has launched the sale of flats in the second phase of its Nuppu project. This residential project in Ružinov, constructed on the site of a former industrial compound, will provide 106 flats and 2 business areas and should be completed by the end of 2018.
This summer construction work on a new residential district called Soho Park will begin. Family houses and blocks of flats should be completed by the end of next year on the site of a former high school in the Hadovce district, Reality Trend wrote.
Demand for new flats in the real estate market is still high, however supply is growing faster, agreed participants at the expert conference, Real Estate Market 2017. The price of flats is still rising, however the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) does not anticipate a real estate bubble.
Seven months before its planned opening the Eperia shopping centre, built by J&T Real Estate and the first modern shopping centre in Prešov, is already 80 percent occupied, according to Reality Trend. The official opening is planned for the middle of November.
Lucron Development have finished the first of the six new blocks of flats which make up their Malé Krasňany project. The final inspection of the building is ongoing and about 85 percent of the residences have been sold.
The BBC Domy investment company is planning to build 99 family houses, 18 terraced houses and a multifunctional building in the village of Nová Dedinka, near Senec, the TASR newswire informed.
Klingerka, a new real-estate project in the centre of Bratislava, will start the sale of its flats in April.