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New Study Reveals Greek Marinas €2.8 Billion Potential

Greece stands to gain 2.8 billion euros in the next decade if it taps into the potential of its marinas, according to a study presented by diaNEOsis.

Plans for Greece’s First ‘Green’ Skyscraper Presented

Plans for Greece’s first ‘green’ skyscraper, to go up along the Athenian Riviera as part of The Ellinikon project, were recently presented by Lamda Development.

Hellinikon Project: Demand on the Rise for Homes on Athenian Riviera

A total of 9,000 homes with going rates as high as 25,000 euros/m2 will be constructed at Hellinikon along the Athenian Riviera, according to the head of Lamda Development that is undertaking the project.

Corfu’s Gouvia Marina Operating Company Gets Extended Lease Deal

The concessionaire operating the Gouvia Marina on the island of Corfu was granted a 15-year extension of its lease deal by Greece’s Public Properties Company (​ETAD).

Mega Athenian Riviera Hellinikon Project Clears Last Hurdle

Hellinikon, a highly anticipated, controversial and delayed project in Greece, set to breathe new life into the Athenian Riviera, is ready to begin.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Greece’s Hellinikon Project, Casino Get Clearer Timeline

Works at Hellinikon, one of the largest investments on the Athenian Riviera in Greece, are set to begin in the coming months.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Parliament Approval Next Key Step for Greece’s Hellinikon Project

Τhe Hellinikon investment in Athens is moving closer to implementation after the Greek parliament ratified the contract transferring partial ownership of the area to Lamda Development.

Mohegan Assures Commitment to ‘INSPIRE Athens’ Investment in Hellinikon

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has assured that it maintains its commitment to its INSPIRE Athens investment in Hellinikon, Greece.

Greece Pledges Active Role in China’s 17+1 Initiative 

Cosco’s investment in the development of Piraeus port has paved the way for new collaborations between Greece and China, including the 17+1 Chinese Initiative.

Greek Court Decision Stops Parnitha Casino Move

The relocation of the Parnitha casino to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi has run into an obstacle after the Council of State annulled a decision that initially approved its transfer.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Gets Green Light

Greece’s Central Council of Architecture has approved a landscaping study for the creation of a Metropolitan Park in the area of Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

Hospitality Real Estate Company ‘Everty’ to Invest €100m in Greece

Hospitality real estate company Everty has announced plans to invest up to 100 million euros in Greece over the next four years.

Hellinikon MoU Secures Greek Antiquities, Moves Project Forward

The Greek Culture Ministry and Lamda Development agreed to protect all antiquities at Hellinikon while ensuring works proceed according to schedule.

Zakynthos Shipwreck, Greek Thermal Springs Focus of New Tourism Bill

The Greek Tourism Ministry has presented a bill aimed at streamlining actions for the promotion of attractions, including the Shipwreck Beach on Zakynthos.

Greek Tourism Ministry Presents New Bill to Establish DMMOs

The Greek Tourism Ministry has presented a new bill that among other things, aims to establish Destination Marketing & Management Organizations (DMMOs).

Minister Encourages US Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek authorities are inviting US investors to do business in Greece as dozens of new opportunities are opening in the country.

Attracting Tourism Investments from the Arab World a Priority for Greece

Strengthening cooperation with the Arab world to attract tourism investments and more tourists to Greece is a priority for the country's Tourism Ministry.

Greece Aiming to Make Recycling Routine with 5 Reforms

The Greek Environment Ministry has tabled a draft bill for public consultation, with five key points aiming at making recycling a routine practice.