The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending PLN 254,2 million (approx. EUR 65 million) to develop the cultural district of Katowice. The EIB funds will finance the construction of the International Convention Center (ICC), the new seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra (NPRSO) and the connecting infrastructure in the cultural district, i.e. streets, utilities, sewerage, etc.
The ICC will provide accommodation for up to
The year 2011 seems to be crucial for the City in the area of investments planned in Katowice for the years to come. Most of scheduled works will kick off this year and its total amount exceeds PLN 1 billion. During a today’s press conference, the Mayor of Katowice Piotr Uszok, presented the range of City Hall’s activity in the investments’ area.
The most important and the biggest investments are planned near the “Spodek” sport and exhibition hall in the area of former “Katowice” coal mine.