The investment group, Proxenta, has presented the final view of its 13-floor tower block at Račianske mýto. The project, called the Proxenta Residence, includes offices and flats. Sales are due to start in September although advance sales will be available this summer. Construction started at the beginning of this year and should be completed by the end of 2018, Reality Etrend wrote.
The Proxenta Residence offers 64 2-room flats and apartments with areas between 46.8 and 62 square meters. Most of them are accompanied by a balcony or loggia. The price includes cellar space with aluminium windows, wooden floors and the fittings for the installation of air-conditioning as standard.
The residential space in the tower block starts on the fifth floor, while offices with an area of 1,800 square metres occupy the floors below. Some of the office space has been reserved as the new home for Proxenta itself, Reality Etrend informed.
“We did not build the tower block only for future residents but also for ourselves. We will be able to meet with the owners daily and we will focus more on building to the highest possible quality,” said Pavol Kožík, the owner of Proxenta group, as quoted by Reality Etrend.
The residential and office parts will have their own lifts. The administrative part of the building will be serviced by a transparent panoramic glass lift opening at Račianske mýto. The parking system includes four drive-gates that will park the car in the parking space. There is a capacity of 138 parking places.
“The automatic parking system is a usual part of modern cities. Its advantage is a significant saving of parking space,” explained P. Kožík, as quoted by Reality Etrend, adding that the system is also convenient for users.
Reality Etrend stated that the Proxenta group are also the backers of the Weinhauer and Kesselbauer projects in Bratislava and Townhill in Nitra as well as other similar concerns.
Construction and expansion of shopping centres in Slovakia will continue. “Slovakia expects extensive construction and expansion of shopping centres in 2017 and 2018,” said Katarína Paule, head of the retail team at Cushman & Wakefield in Slovakia. “In 2017, there will be as much as 56,258 square meters in total to be completed, with 83 percent being new shopping centres, and 17 percent planned expansions of already existing projects.”
Arete Invest, a Czech investment fund focused on real estate, plans to invest around €30 million in Slovakia in 2018. It is considering new construction on industrial premises it already owns as well as new acquisitions. The company sees great potential in the Slovak market.
The new residential area of Slnečnice that is being built on the outskirts of Petržalka will get a new shopping centre, Slnečnice Market. There will be more than 30 shops, restaurants, cafés, a fresh produce market and others on 8,300 square metres. The first phase of the opening is planned for November 30 and the second for the following weeks. The centre will also offer 195 parking places for the public.
The new development that is rising on the premises of the former Bratislava Thread Factory, colloquially known as Cvernovka, is getting a new name – Zwirn. The new name symbolises a move forwards as well as connecting the whole zone with its history, claims the Slovak-Finnish developer YIT Slovakia. The factory has changed names several times over the years. It was called Pozsony Csernagyar, Pressburger Zwirnfabrik, Bratislavská Cvernová Továreň, Danubia, and Závody MDŽ 8. Marca.
A thorough refurbishment of the Trnavské Mýto pedestrian underpass, a dilapidated but significant hub of public transport in Bratislava, was launched on October 16. Works are projected to last nine months with the plan being to open the renewed underpass in mid July 2018. The work will be divided into phases in order that people can use the underpass during its revitalisation. The Immocap Group are the company responsible for the refurbishment and will invest €2.5 million into the project while Bratislava city council will provide €1.2 million for the purchase and installation of new escalators and lifts.
Coca-Cola HBC Česko a Slovensko, a company within the Coca-Cola Hellenic group, has sold its production and distribution premises of 155,000 square metres, including all technologies, in Lúka near Piešťany to Priemyselný Areál Lúka. The deal followed the decision of Coca-Cola to move its production from Slovakia to Austria. Both parties agreed not to disclose the value of the transaction.
Slovak-Finnish company YIT Slovakia has launched the sale of apartments in the third phase of the STEIN2 project in Bratislava. For the first time, there are apartments with terraces on offer. The final building approval is expected during the last quarter of 2018.