Monthly Archives: July 2006

Rising tide

The Prague Post A small but ambitious realty company follows the market An introduction by a friend, the support that followed and successful word-of-mouth led three friends to start Tide Reality in 1992. Originally limited to helping English teachers find flats, the company has grown and developed along with the Prague residential market. “It was… Read more »

Assessing the residential market boom

The Prague Post Growth is solid in all areas, but local buyers are still reluctant to take on mortgages Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without an announcement of a new residential development in or around Prague. The boom in the market recently led Stavební fórum (www.stavebni-forum.cz), an Internet journal focusing on real estate… Read more »

A noble and classical design

The Prague Post The floods of 2002 were a blessing in disguise for Guillermo Olivares, general manager of Hotel President. The hotel was badly damaged and had to close for repairs. Olivares took advantage of the opportunity to completely refurbish the interior. “”We are a new hotel inside an old building,”” he boasts. When Olivares… Read more »

Modern elegance with historic accents

The Prague Post The new Marriott Courtyard is a showcase for Czech Cubism Warm colors, a fresh feel and touches of Czech Cubism combine beautifully to grace the interiors of the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Flora. Newly opened in May, the hotel’s 161 rooms, restaurant, bar, lobby and public spaces were designed by Helena T…. Read more »

Outdoor overtures

The Prague Post The best place to hear music in Prague this summer is outdoors Prague’s grand concert halls and theaters may be shuttered for the summer, but the warm weather and daylight hours that linger past 9 p.m. give concert organizers a chance to get creative outdoors. And one of the nicest ways to… Read more »