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PKP: decision about DOKP to be made this year

May 24, 2013 Katowice the City 0

90-meters high, 40-year-old, grey, classic design, situated in one the best Polish locations – in the neighbourhood of “Spodek” and PLN 1 billion cultural district. These are the most characteristic features of the “DOKP” building – the property that still waits for its second life.

The abandoned facility is owned by the Polish State Railways (PKP). katowicethecity.com asked Jarosław Bator, real estate managing director and plenipotentiary of management board at PKP S.A., about the company’s plans concerning the building.

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Wizz Air inaugurates new routes, departures shrink

May 23, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Wizz Air added two new routes from the Katowice International Airport and one more will be launched by the end of May. Despite the new services, the general number of Wizz Air’s operations from Katowice is shrinking.

The low-cost airline inaugurated its two weeks flights to Georgian Kutaisi last week and commenced a new route to Naples in Italy on Tuesday. Larnaca (Cyprus) is the last, third destination to be started on 30th of May.

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Outfitting of Galeria Katowicka at full swing

May 22, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Less than four months left to the great opening of Galeria Katowicka. Outfitting is at full swing at all levels of the shopping center and some of retail premises have been already handed over to tenants.

“The works are being conducted 24/7 and more than one thousand workers are currently involved in outfitting of Galeria Katowicka. Everything is according to schedule and the mall will be opened in September” – said Rafał Elżanowski, investment director at Neinver Poland.

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Highest building topped out of Oak Terraces

May 21, 2013 Katowice the City 0

At Dębowe Tarasy (Oak Terraces) housing estate, currently being built in the center of Katowice, construction work on the highest storey has been completed according to schedule. To celebrate this occasion, a symbolic perch has been placed at the top of the 11-storey building.

The investment project is being realized by Immofinanz Group, an Austrian real estate investor and developer. After completion, 317 comfortable and state-of-the-art apartments will be provided.