Chaussée d'Ixelles set to be car-free
As previously reported, it has been announced by Christos Doulkeridis (photo), the mayor of the commune of Ixelles, that the Chaussée d’Ixelles is to become pedestrianised 24 hours a day, exactly two weeks from now on May 17th. Certain exemptions, including buses, taxis and local residents, will be granted, but the speed limit will be restricted to 20km/h.
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Major makeover for uptown Brussels
There is a considerable amount of activity surrounding the uptown shopping district of Brussels around the Toison d’Or/Bld. De Waterloo and the Chaussée d’Ixelles.
Firstly, the main players involved in the potential renovation of the Toison d’Or/Bld. De Waterloo (traders, BECI, BEL, Touring, local inhabitants and others) have agreed on the plan of architectural bureau Pierre Lallemand & Partners ...
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 ...