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Piotr Uszok: Present investments as absolute priority

March 9, 2011 Katowice the City 0

Piotr Uszok, the mayor of Katowice, told to katowicethecity.com about the City’s intention and plans for the future. The mayor referred to priorities of the City, IBM recommendations, new strategy of promotion and investments. The full conversation is available below.

katowicethecity.com: As we already know, the City of Katowice implements recommendations of IBM managers prepared within …

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GZM cities join forces to support Katowice 2016

March 7, 2011 Katowice the City 0

Tychy, Ruda Śląska, Sosnowiec, Bytom and Piekary Śląskie – five cities of fourteen creating the Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM), adopted resolutions to support Katowice in efforts to be designated as a European Capital of Culture in 2016 (ESK 2016). Following cities prepare necessary resolutions to join the idea.

In spite of fact, that only one city can win the European Capital of Culture’s title, a whole region may contribute and support the efforts.

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Katowickie Centrum Biznesu will be completed

March 7, 2011 Katowice the City 0

The Business Center of Katowice (Katowickie Centrum Biznesu, KCB), an office building located in the very heart of the City not far away from “Spodek” and the roundabout, was an inglorious icon of “unfinished business” for many years. Now, it seems that the building will be completed at last. Maciej Jaglarz, a businessman and owner of the “Separator” office building at 2 Korfantego Av. and co-owner of the “Profi-Lingua” language schools’ chain, bought the KCB and want to change its gloomy history.