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Katowice mentioned in foreign direct investment ranking

February 26, 2016 Katowice the City 0

Katowice was mentioned again for its FDI strategy by fDi Magazine – a Financial Times publication. In a study of the most promising investment locations in Europe, the city was ranked among top ten large European cities with the best strategy dedicated to foreign investors.

As in previous rankings, this year’s edition of the report – called European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 – evaluated cities potential within …

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Tenements sold on Dworcowa St.

February 24, 2016 Katowice the City 0

Polish State Railways (PKP) sold business premises and shares in the ownership of tenement buildings located at 3 Dworcowa St. It was one of the largest sale transactions conducted by PKP last year. The new owner paid over PLN 10 million.

The subjected property consist of three tenements and two out-buildings being part of a complex of seven tenements. It is situated opposite the old railway station buildings. The …

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Business meetings market grew by 10% in 2015

February 21, 2016 Katowice the City 0

A new edition of the business tourism market report was released by the City Hall’s Convention Bureau. The number of participants of business meeting increased last year, while the number of events was lower than in 2014.

All the meetings were attended by 582 495 people in 2015 – 10,3% more than in the previous year. The total number of business gatherings amounted to 6 601 last year in Katowice. To compare, in 2014 there …