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.
A new residential project is due to start near Piešťany. The Stavoprac company has begun construction work on the Beňovský Residence in the town of Vrbové which will provide almost thirty flats according to Trend Reality.
Every month means a new project. Jasná and its surroundings are among the most sought after localities for development. Now another addition, the Urbár Demänová project is in the pipeline with plans to build a residential and multifunctional compound near the car park, Reality Trend informed.
The Tujetoin project is nearing completion. The first stage was finished in March 2016, the second at the end of April 2017 and the third stage should be ready no later than June 2017, pending the final inspection.
The developer of the Eurovea 2 project has revealed new details and visuals concerning the construction of its six-building, Bratislava riverfront development, Reality Etrend wrote. Part of the construction will be Slovakia’s first skyscraper, a building over 150 metres high according to the official criteria.
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.