Cofinimmo in major agreements
Cofinimmo has been giving details of major activities during the first quarter of 2019. Firstly, on February 20th, it signed an agreement with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) and the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO)1 through which these institutions will become usufructuaries of the whole Quartz office building. The agreement will commence following delivery ...
We Are Real Estate heading for success
The appetite that the professional real estate industry has for a B2B event in Brussels was confirmed yesterday by ‘We Are Real Estate’ at their last press conference before the exhibition on May 22-23 at Brussels Expo. Organisers Gregory Olszewski and his colleague Valerie Neyt (both former organisers of Realty which is moving to Knokke) reconfirmed that the ...
Belfius Awards winners announced
At the Belfius Smart Belgium Awards yesterday, initiatives in several categories were recognised. It will be remembered that the awards, now in their third edition, and started life under the name of ‘Smart Cities’ but have broadened out to include other initiatives.
Belfius CEO Marc Raisière opened the proceedings by explaining that the role of his bank in the future ...
Retailing - the top locations
Real estate advisor CBRE has taken its annual look at the state of the retail market in Belgium. One of the categories it investigated was the categorisation of the various cities of the country.
As was the case to last year, Brussels remains the best performing location in Belgium for 32% of respondents across all sectors. For the food ...
Green light for Parc de l'Europe
The Parc de l’Europe, to be located on the former Philips site at Wavre, has passed an important stage in its administrative process. The project had been the subject of controversy, but a few days ago the local inhabitants, shopkeepers and the developers (BVI) came to an agreement.
Located along the Boulevard de l’Europe in Wavre, one of the concerns ...
Redevelopment for CCN agreed
Developer Atenor has often been in the news for its frustration at the length of time it has taken to get the ‘Victor’ project at Brussels South Station past the administrative stages –more than eight years. Undeterred, Atenor is now turning its attention to another major Brussels station, the North Station.
Atenor has thus announced that with AG Real ...
More development by citydev at Lavoisier City site
It is in the commune of Molenbeek that citydev.brussels has announced its latest major residential development. The agency is to construct 93 apartments on the Lavoisier City site which is bordered by Rue De Koninck, Rue Van Kalck and Rue Charles Malis. This site is thus in the Osseghem district and had been occupied by a British American Tobacco ...
Fourth 'exemplary' competition launched
The Brussels Region, via its agency urban.brussels, has just launched the fourth edition of its annual be.exemplary competition. The agency’s Christophe Bastien pointed out right from the start that this is not an architectural competition in the normal manner, but a scheme designed to promote innovative and exemplary architectural projects of all sizes which respond to four major challenges: ...