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EU Approves Construction of Olympia Odos Patra-Pyrgos Roadway in Greece

The European Commission has approved Greece’s plans to grant public funds to Olympia Odos SA for the construction of the 74.5km Patra - Pyrgos section of the Olympia Odos Motorway.

Greece’s New Ellinikon Experience Park Opens for Christmas

The new Ellinikon Experience Park, at the former Athens airport, from December 20 will offer Athenians and travelers a chance to get away from the urban mayhem.

Lamda Presents Destination of the Future: Ellinikon Commercial Hub

Lamda Development will invest over 600 million euros in a new state-of-the-art commercial center at the former Athens airport on the city’s southern coast.

Greece Missing Out on Recreational Luxury Boat Market, Study Shows 

Research and policy institute diaNEOsis has proposed a strategy for the utilization of Greece’s marinas and tourist ports.

Greece Presented to Foreign Investors in the UK Market

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promoted Greece as an investment-friendly country to foreign investors during his recent visit to London.

Greek Minister Kikilias Talks Tourism With UAE Ambassador

The possibility of launching an air route connecting Dubai with Thessaloniki was discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and UAE Ambassador Sulaiman Hamed Salem Almazroui.

Crete’s Gournes Project Attracts Four Bidders

A tender for the exploitation of the former US military base of Gournes on Crete, also referred to as the “mini-Ellinikon”, has attracted four bidders.

Greek Firm GEK TERNA Sole Shareholder in Ellinikon Casino Project

Greek company GEK TERNA now stands alone in the development of the integrated casino complex at Ellinikon after US-based investors MGE decided to withdraw from the process.

Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

Greece Economy Set to Gain from Export Activity, US Investments 

Investments and exports are expected to boost the Greek economy as Greece and the US enter a renewed period of cooperation.

Elivi Hotels Gets Go-ahead for Strategic Tourism Project on Skiathos

Elivi Hotels received the green light from Greek authorities to proceed with a 52-million-euro strategic tourism investment on the island of Skiathos.

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.