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Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Plan Open for Public Input

Plans for the development of a metropolitan park and recreation area at Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, have been opened for public consultation.

Minister Pitsiorlas: Hellinikon Licensing Enters Final Stretch

The urban regeneration project slated for the former Athens airport in Hellinikon, is entering the final stretch, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Thessaloniki to Host Greek – Serbian Business Forum

More than 150 Greek and 70 Serbian enterprises will participate in the Greek – Serbian Business Forum to be held on March 19 in Thessaloniki.

Hellinikon Project Expected to Begin in mid-2018

Deputy Minister of Economy and Development Stergios Pitsiorlas expects works for the multi-million-euro Hellinikon investment project to begin in mid-2018.

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.

China, Russia, Turkey Investors Top Golden Visa Greece List

The largest number of buyers seeking to invest in Greece, through the "golden visa" program, are from China, Russia and Turkey.

Greece’s Investor Visa Pays Off, Boosts State Coffers by €1bn

Greece’s investor visa program is paying off, boosting state coffers by approximately 1 billion euros, Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas said.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

Privatization of Greek Marinas on Government’s Agenda

The Greek government will support the growth of sea tourism in Greece through a series of measures that include the privatization of marinas.

Greece Aims to Attract Chinese Tourists with Easy Visas, More Flights

Greek authorities are seeking to make the visa process easier for Chinese nationals and to boost Greece-China connectivity to bring in more visitors.

Greece’s Golden Visa May Soon Include Investors Buying Bonds

One step further in efforts to bring in much-needed cash, Greek authorities said they are looking into expanding the current investor visa program.

Greek Golden Visa Attracting Chinese, Russian Investors

Investors from China benefited most from Greece’s golden visa program which offers 5-year residency rights in return for investments over 250,000 euros.

Full-Speed Ahead for Corfu, Paxi Waterways

The waterways on the islands of Corfu and neighboring Paxi are moving full speed ahead after receiving approval for all contract procedures, regional authorities said this week.

Greece’s Astir Palace Sale A Done Deal

The sale of the landmark coastal Astir Palace resort to Apollo Investment Holdco - a subsidiary of consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP - has been completed, with the project ready for take-off four years after the procedure began.

Hellenikon Project in Greece Gets Parliament Go-ahead

An eight-billion-euro project to develop Hellenikon, Athens’ former airport complex, into a multi-purpose hub, was given the green light by majority vote in Greek parliament.

Greece’s Asset Body Chief Says ‘Matter of Time’ Before Waterways Operate

Waterways on Corfu, Paxi and Patra are set to operate immediately, Public Assets Management Fund (TAIPED) President Stergios Pitsiorlas said this week.

Athens Airport Concession Deal to Be Finalized in Fall

The Greek government is set to complete concession talks for Athens International Airport (AIA) in September, assets agency head Stergios Pitsiorlas, said earlier this week.

Come and Get It: Greek Hotels, Sites, Islands Up for Grabs, ‘Guardian’ Reveals

“It could be a shopping list for the scenery in a movie - rather than a list of possessions that Athens is under immense pressure to offload,” the Guardian says, referring to an asset portfolio of some 71,000 properties now under the newly established Hellenic Holdings and...

Greece-Cosco Sign Piraeus Port Deal

China’s Cosco Group on Friday signed a 368.5-million-euro agreement with Greek privatization fund TAIPED for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).

Assets Fund Says Airports Deal to Boost Greek Coffers by €14bn

State coffers are set to get a much-needed boost to the tune of 14 billion euros following the privatization of 14 regional airports late last year, the Greek assets fund said on Monday.
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