News Obtaining a building permit in Slovakia to become faster

Obtaining a building permit in Slovakia to become faster

by Property Forum
Newly approved building regulations in Slovakia will significantly reduce the endless waiting for building permits. Thanks to advanced digitalisation, the individual processes and the timeframes for their execution are shortened. Builders will thus be able to calculate the capital invested and the entire work schedule more accurately. Therefore, a new Office for Spatial Planning and Construction is being established as a central state administration body, as well as a specialised construction office for the so-called EIA of construction at the Ministry of the Environment, informs.
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News Czech gov't to fund housing program for refugees

Czech gov't to fund housing program for refugees

by Property Forum
The Czech government plans to introduce subsidy programs that could significantly help fund housing for refugees. In addition to funding from the state budget, money from the National Recovery Plan is also being considered. The use of the money depends on the approval of all EU-27 countries, Czech daily reports.
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News Romania extends reduced VAT for homes up to €140,000

Romania extends reduced VAT for homes up to €140,000

by Property Forum
Buyers of homes in Romania with a price of maximum €140,000 will pay a VAT of 5%, extending a facility that was applicable up to now only for residential units with costs up to €90,000, according to a government decision. 
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News Business services to benefit from government grants in Poland

Business services to benefit from government grants in Poland

by Property Forum
Reduced market entry thresholds, a simplified qualitative assessment of investment projects, and a higher level of support in selected locations are the major changes in the government's grant programme that could attract more business services investors to Poland.
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Latest news

New leases

  • Chairry, a company specializing in fit-out - complete interior design solutions, has leased 240 sqm in UpGround complex in northern Bucharest. The project is owned by Globalworth.
  • French B2B and B2C specialist Armatis has leased 1,800 sqm in the Wave office building in Gdańsk’s Oliva district, which was developed and is owned by Skanska. Cushman & Wakefield advised the company for the lease agreement.
  • Flex office provider New Work is opening a new location in Prague, at Smichov Business Park.

New appointments

  • Garbe Industrial Real Estate CEE expands its teams in the region with the appointments of Veronika Zacha and Jan Hradecky, both are coming from Panattoni. Veronika Zacha is joining as Senior Business Development Manager for Czechia and Jan Hradecky will hold a Project Manager position.
  • Colin King has been appointed Strategic Advisor of Romanian PropTech Bright Spaces. King has worked for over 30 years with large public companies and private mid-cap growth businesses, all with revenue well in excess of £1 billion.
  • Bryan Wilson has left Wilsons as Partner and is now Head Of CEE at DUAL Asset, a London-based comprehensive title insurance solution provider.


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