Tivoli Green City
The sheer scale and ambition of the ‘Tivoli Green City’ project by citydev.brussels has already led to it being awarded a number of prizes in the architectural/urban domain. It is therefore not surprising to find the project selected to be a finalist in this year’s Mipim Awards, where it had to prove its merits in front of dozens ...
Key West on the starting blocks
One of the largest projects yet seen in the canal zone has reached the point of being launched. BPI Real Estate and Immobel are launching the transformation of a former industrial site next to the Brussels canal. To be called Key West, this will be a mixed project, say the developers, where living, working and leisure time connect with ...
Mastercard boost for Belgium
Credit card operator Mastercard has indicated that it is set to create a new centre on the site of its current offices in Waterloo. Strategically, this will important for the whole of its European activities, as it will be used for fighting against the growing menace of cyber-security. It will indeed be the first such centre to be established ...
'Gastronomia' consortium named for Seraing
The presence of substantial and welcoming food halls in shopping centres is now recognised as being a major factor in attracting both retailers and customers. Recently, the phenomenon has been spreading out of these centres right into the heart of our cities.
The latest in line is set to be in Seraing, a city undergoing a major transformation. The city ...
Mediapark moving forward
The development of the future Mediapark complex to be located on the site of the RTBF at Reyers has taken a step forward. The RTBF itself has just received the planning permit for the construction of its new headquarters building on the site.
This building will cost a total of around 191 million Euros, of which the majority (137 million) ...
Marnix Galle to head ULI
There is a further chapter in the career of Immobel Executive President Marnix Galle. He has been appointed as Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Europe, a role he will take up as from the summer of 2020.
With more than 45,000 members in 82 countries, ULI is the largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts ...
Belgians active in the Netherlands
Some time ago we indicated that we would occasionally be looking at what some of the major Belgian companies operating in the real estate domain are doing in countries other than Belgium and Luxembourg. As part of this, there is news involving the activities of four such companies in the Netherlands.
Firstly, logistics real estate company Montea is building what ...
City transformation seminar in Antwerp
Management Productions are to hold another major seminar on March 31st in the Van der Valk Business Center, Antwerp. This will bring together 80 final deciders to reflect on the ‘City Transformation Programme’ and the new projects and opportunities this gives rise to. The experts will in particular be talking about energy-neutral and accessible cities. How does development ...