Saturday, 11 July 2020

Real Estate

Finding a place to call home

Prague Post |
26 June 2009

Roman Čakurda's friend recently came to visit him from England, took a look around at the local real estate scene here and was aghast by what he saw.

Most older flats getting cheaper

By Vladimír Kaláb |
Hospodářské noviny |
30 Oct 2008

As a result of the financial crisis, the decline in the prices of older homes is likely to spread all over the country.

Flat prices continue falling

By Vladimír Kaláb | Hospodářské noviny |
17 Jun 2009

Flat prices are expected to fall significantly this year. They have continued to fall for the past six months but have not reached their lowest level yet.

Praguescape: The show must go on

By Kristina Alda |
21 Oct 2008

The fire-scorched Industrial Palace has served as the gateway to Prague's favourite fairgrounds for half a century.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
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Israel and Czech Republic emerge as best real estate performers

Property Wire |
25 May 2009

Israel is the surprise top performer in the world property market in the first quarter of 2009 with real estate rising 10.9% followed by the Czech Republic at 9.9%, according to a new report.

Developers protest lending freeze

Prague Post |
22 May 2009

Real estate growth has stalled as banks keep right loan restrictions.

High revamp costs diminish interest in brownfields

By Denisa Novotná | E15 |
20 May 2009

The high cost of cleaning up brownfields often means that great expectations go unfulfiled. The mandatory costs get even higher if the land is contaminated.

Central Group scraps Nusle project

By Denisa Novotná | E15 |
20 May 2009

Central Group has backed away from its planned construction of 200 luxury flats in Nuselská mlékárna, a former dairy in Nusle.

1970s plan to build Czechoslovak island revealed

Radio Prague |
13 May 2009

According to a newspaper report from Tuesday, engineers in modern Czechoslovakia planned to build an underground rail tunnel all the way to the Adriatic Coast – and to create an artificial island that would have belonged to Czechoslovakia.

Sekyra exits JV with ING in Olomouc

13 May 2009

Having pulled out of Russia last year, Sekyra Group is downsizing its ambitions in the Czech Republic as well.

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