Nitra Invest is planning to build a small shopping centre on the estate near the R1 road. The commercial premises will spread over an area of 3,000 square metres and provide space for about eight shops, Ondrej Ščurka jr. from Nitra Invest, told the SITA newswire.
“We have a confirmed food store, and interest is being shown by a pharmacy. We also have enough space for housewares and would like to have a bistro or smaller restaurant,” explains Ščurka for SITA. The construction works start this year and the shops should be open by the autumn of 2018.
The reason for this project is, according to Ščurka, the fact that industrial parks often lack any facilities for the public.
“Our aim is that people can do all their shopping on the way home from work without stopping in a traffic jam in the city, or wandering around a big shopping centre. We assume that the inhabitants of Zobor would be interested as well,” thinks Ščurka.
In the next phase Nitra Invest plans to build office spaces and a nursery school.
“Employers are reminding us that there is a big interest in having a nursery school. To start with we are planning on a capacity of 50 to 100 children,” added Ščurka for SITA.
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After the British carmaker Jaguar Land Lover (JLR) announced its plan to build a brand new plant in Nitra, local real estate prices skyrocketed. Now the situation seems to be calming down. This is because the central bank has tightened conditions for taking out mortgages as well as developers announcing projects for the construction of new apartments.
The Czech investment fund Arete Invest, focusing on investment in real estate, is building a new warehouse for the international chain of fashion e-shops Factcool in the industrial park at Nové Mesto nad Váhom.
Investors in Slovakia are becoming more interested in launching their projects on brownfield sites or old industrial premises, Martin Varačka, head of the department of industrial real estate at CBRE Slovensko, confirmed for the TASR newswire. Apart from their further use for manufacturing or warehousing, new functions including residential ones may also be found for such sites.
The average price of flats in all eight Slovak regional capitals increased over July. Nevertheless, the increase of a mere €8 per square metre, from €1,613 to €1,621 per square metre, is the lowest month-on-month increase over the last few months. Thus, the expectations of Vladimír Kubrický, analyst for Realitná únia, have been fulfilled after he predicted that, following the tightening of conditions for taking out mortgages introduced by the National Bank of Slovakia as of July 1, 2018, there would be a stabilisation of prices.
Investors invested almost €500 million into commercial real estate in Slovakia during the first half of 2018. This almost equals investments for the whole year of 2017, which amounted to €535 million, the data of the real estate consultancy company JLL indicates.
One Fashion Outlet 1 near the village of Voderady, the biggest outlet centre in Slovakia, has filed for bankruptcy, the Trend weekly informed. The further fate is now in the hands of the courts.