Posts Categorized: Real Estate

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 »

Think globally, build locally

The Prague Post After a strong start in office development, Hochtief looks to expand into other markets PROFILE Reinforced concrete changed the fortunes of many construction companies, but none more than Hochtief. The German company adopted it early and is now one of the world’s leading providers of construction-related services. From its humble beginnings in… Read more »

Coping with traffic congestion

The Prague Post ECM’s CITY project offers a case study in how to plan for more cars Traffic in Prague: The thought alone can cause a nervous tic in drivers. Narrow streets and too many people driving too fast make the simple act of getting from point A to point B a seemingly impossible task…. Read more »

From classrooms to kitchens

The Prague Post As Zižkov undergoes a face-lift, one project offers a blueprint for keeping the old while bringing in the new — Stará Škola, a school building being converted to apartments. The property, purchased in 2003 by foreign-owned Leonardo Investment s.r.o., will be ready for occupancy in August. “Anyone can make a new building,”… Read more »