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Piraeus Port ‘Pagoda’ Landmark to Become 5-Star Hotel

The landmark "Pagoda" building at the port of Piraeus is set to become a five-star hotel, according to Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) plans currently up for discussion.

US Ambassador: Investments in Greece Picking Up in 2018

All the more US investors are seeking ways to collaborate with Greek enterprises, according to US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

Privatizations Set to Boost Greek State Coffers by €2bn

Greece’s international lenders and the government are estimating that privatization projects will boost state coffers by some 2 billion euros this year.

Piraeus Port Breaks Container Traffic Record, Up by 6.4% in 2017

The port of Piraeus has broken its record for container traffic in 2017, marking a 6.4 percent increase at 3,691 million TEU in 2017.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Soon Up for Public Discussion

A master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is set to go up for public discussion with municipalities and local stakeholders in February.

Athens’ Academy Gardens Mall Gets Green Light

A mall budgeted at 350 million euros to be erected in the inner-city neighborhood of Akadimia Platonos, southwestern Athens, has received the go-ahead.

Diplomats Say Greece Ready for Investments

Investment opportunities and options are available in Greece, say the ambassadors of the US, France, Germany and Spain that are serving in Athens.

German-Hellenic Chamber Sets Goals for 2018

The German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce will hold business missions to Latin America, Asia and the Arab Gulf to promote Greece's investment opportunities.

Greece is an Attractive Investment Destination, Says PM Tsipras

Greece is returning to growth and has become an attractive investment destination, according to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Works to Kick Off in 2018

Works on the Kastelli airport project on Crete are said to begin next spring after the finalization of the 480-million-euro deal and its parliamentary approval expected in early 2018.

Hellinikon Investor Lamda Calling for More Actions Fewer Words

Lamda Development is ready to launch works at Hellinikon, as long as the Greek government displays the political will for the project to materialize.

Linking Agri-food and Tourism Set to Make Greece Stronger

Bringing together the country’s primary and secondary sectors can generate multiple economic benefits for Greece, it was concluded during a workshop in Athens.

Athens’ Historic King George Hotel Goes to Lampsa SA

Eurobank has accepted the pre-emption right of Lampsa SA for the acquisition of the five-star King George Hotel for 43 million euros.

Minister Says Hellinikon Project Moving Ahead ‘One Step at a Time’

Development of the delayed multi-million-euro Hellinikon project is moving ahead “one step at a time", according to Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Greece Presents Acquisition Opportunities at ‘TourInvest’

Within efforts to attract foreign direct investments to Greece, Secretary General for Tourism Policy Georgios Tziallas recently attended the TourInvest Forum in Paris.

Lamda Says Hellinikon ‘Cannot Be Materialized’ Due to Double Talk

Hellinikon Global, the managing investor of the Hellinikon project, said that the investment cannot proceed due to continuous set backs and political double speak.

Enterprise Greece: €1bn Worth of Investments in the Pipeline

One billion euros worth of investments are in the pipeline for Greece in the areas of tourism, energy, telecommunications and commerce.

New Greek-US Committee to Encourage Investment Activity

Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou and US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt agreed to the creation of a Greek-US investment committee.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Aiming for Spring 2018 Opening

The multi-million-euro revamp of the Astir Palace will proceed according to schedule with plans to open its doors to the public in spring next year.

One Prerequisite Down Nine to Go for Hellinikon Project to Move Ahead

Of the 10 conditions for the Hellinikon project to move ahead only one has been met, while investors say it will take a decade to clear outstanding issues.