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Glass is covering GPP Business Park

January 31, 2012 Katowice the City 0

First of the four planned GPP Business Park’s buildings is currently being covered by sheets of windows glass little by little. Representatives of the Upper Silesian Industrial Park (GPP), an investor of the office scheme, confirm the building will be delivered in the second quarter of 2012.

“The Spec Bau company, a prime contractor of the undertaking, is conducting the construction work according to a schedule and we will do our best to comply with the term.

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New support center of Mentor Graphics

January 26, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Mentor Graphics, a global technology firm operating in the area of electronic design automation, is expanding its engagement in Katowice. This time, the company is establishing a regional finance and accounting support center in the City.

The center will support 30 Mentor Graphics entities located in Western Europe, Russia, Armenia and Israel. About 20-22 employees of the new unit – involved as financial accountants, payroll specialists and team leaders …

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New hotel for Katowice Airport

January 25, 2012 Katowice the City 0

The Upper Silesian Aviation Group (GTL), which manages Katowice International Airport, is going to issue a tender for leasing a parcel of land within the airport’s area. The plot is destined for a hotel building.

„GTL prepares currently tender documents, the company will call for a bid by the end of first quarter of 2012” – confirmed Cezary Orzech, press spokesman of Katowice Airport.

The subject plot covers an area of approximately 5 500 sq. meters.

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Brookings Institution ranks Katowice

January 24, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Katowice is among eight metropolitan areas listed as topping commodities growth among 200 global cities surveyed by the Brookings Institution in its newest report.

The Brookings Institution, recognized as the world’s number one think tank, revealed the newest edition of its report on the 200 largest metropolitan economies in the world – Global MetroMonitor 2011. Katowice as one of two Polish cities (Warsaw is the second) was taken into consideration in the top two hundred.