Posts Categorized: Real Estate

Monumental disarray

The Prague Post National Heritage Institute exposes crumbling state buildings The Czech Republic boasts an extraordinarily large supply of castles, chateaux, monasteries and other spectacular national monuments. Indeed, there are numerous well-preserved landmarks with important historic and artistic value scattered across the country. Unfortunately, every region also has its fair share of dilapidated sites, where… Read more »

Rocco Forte heading to Prague

The Prague Post Top-end hotel chain’s extensive Malá Strana spread to open in April “I have no doubt this will be one of the finest hotels in one of the prettiest cities in the world.” A bold statement from a bold developer. Thomas Smit is president of Waldeck Capital, the developer charged with creating the… Read more »

Celebrating a century

The Prague Post Historic Vinohrady theater turns 100 this month Vinohrady’s námestí Míru is a lovely centerpiece to this leafy part of Prague. The square is full of architectural masterpieces, including the glorious St. Ludmila’s Church and the equally impressive Divadlo na Vinohradech, which is celebrating its 100th birthday this month. “The theater was opened… Read more »

Finding inspiration both at home and abroad

The Prague Post Architect Eva Jiricna reminiscences about a 40-year career, spanning from Prague to England Eva Jiricna — the woman behind the design of some of Prague’s most prestigious hotels — hadn’t intended on becoming an architect, nor had she intended on living in England for nearly 40 years. But life, as they say,… Read more »

Making Prague a little greener

The Prague Post Projektil Architekti’s eco-friendly designs are new concepts for the Czech Republic It’s not easy being green. But one local architectural firm is doing its best to leave a cleaner mark with the buildings it designs. “We aren’t radicals,” reassures Ondrej Hofmeister, a civil engineer at Projektil Architekti, a 5-year-old firm that specializes… Read more »

A showcase for brand names

The Prague Post New airport mall will be the first outlet center in the central Bohemia region Shopaholics will soon have a new reason to open their wallets: A brand-new outlet mall is being built near Ruzyně Airport. “Construction has begun and we plan to open in March 2008,” says Kitty Valerianová of EDConsulting, the… Read more »

Busy times for a growing company

The Prague Post Lordship builds on its success in Prague with projects in Brno and Bratislava Lordship Estates is no newcomer to the real estate market. The company has been in Prague since 1991, and flourished through all the changes and challenges that have hit the market in the past 15 years. Starting small with… Read more »

Staying ahead by keeping clients happy

The Prague Post A balanced approach and creative thinking make ING a leader among developers ING Real Estate Development has been active on the Czech market since 1990. The company opened a Prague office in 1997, and has been busy in local residential, retail and office development ever since. While most of ING’s projects have… Read more »

Staying focused on the core essentials

The Prague Post Facility management conference offers new ideas on running a more efficient business It’s a bit like trying to describe an artichoke to a blind person. At first glance, it seems obvious: You know how it looks, tastes and feels. But when you start pulling off the leaves, you discover a heart and… Read more »

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 »