Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Real Estate

Back to future overhaul of Prague's Karlovo náměstí under consideration

Radio Prague |
1 April 2009

Prague's biggest square, Karlovo náměstí could be getting a facelift which could transform it from being a scrappy green traffic intersection into something much more attractive.

Deloitte: Demand for Czech flats to halve in 2009

REUTERS |
19 March 2009

The Czech Republic country saw demand for housing surge in recent years when it was growing by around 6%, but developers have taken a hit due to falling demand and banks, prompted by the credit crisis, have cut back on lending.

Slowdown can allow more ‘win-win’ situations

CBW.cz |
19 March 2009

Real estate companies are disappointed as buyers are reluctant to sign on the dotted line.

Sogeprom enters the Czech market

Czech Business Weekly |
10 March 2009

Developer Sogeprom Česká republika, a member of the French bank Societé Générale, last month made its debut on the Czech market with the sales of apartments in the Rezidence Oáza Michle project in Prague 4.

Expanding despite economic downturn

Czech Business Weekly |
10 March 2009

In grim times—with property developers postponing the start of construction work on sites, offer projects for sale and look for joint venture partners—announcements by domestic real estate firms over their commitments to expand in foreign markets raise eyebrows.

Praguescape: Time travel at Kotva

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
10 Mar 2009

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Should the Kotva building at náměstí Republiky, once Czechoslovakia's biggest department store, be awarded heritage status? To some it's a landmark, to others an ugly relic of the socialist era.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Tearing down 60s architecture – Part II

By Karolína Vitvarová-Vránková |
Respekt |
27 Feb 2009

Bohnice housing project (ČTK)

Who is responsible for the sprawling housing projects built under the socialist regime?

Tearing down 60s architecture – Part I

By  Karolína Vitvarová-Vránková |
Respekt |
26 Feb 2009

The Ještěd department store in Liberec will be torn down despite protests from some architicts and historians. (ČTK)

Which socialist-era buildings deserve landmark status? And which should be torn down? Architects, historians and the public cannot come to a consensus.

Praguescape: The tram house

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
24 Feb 2009

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A reconstructed tram depot will become Stromovka park's much needed refreshment centre.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.

Praguescape: Holešovice in transit

By Kristina Alda |
PRAGUE DAILY MONITOR |
17 Feb 2009

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A new exhibt at the DOX documents the transformation of industrial Holešovice. The neighbourhood's raw beauty remains intact in the streets and in the recent reconstruction projects.

Kristina Alda is the Monitor's managing editor. She likes writing about buildings and public space.
You can reach her at kristina@praguemonitor.com. You can read more of her stories here.
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