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Government plans to implement Silesia 2.0

July 3, 2015 Katowice the City 0

Poland’s government, at its first ever session outside Warsaw, approved a multi-billion-euro plan on Tuesday to stimulate the Upper Silesia region’s industry and job market.

The „Silesia 2.0” plan calls, among others things, for tax exemptions for industries using coal and loans for modernizing Ukraine’s coal-based power plants, with the aim of increasing demand for Polish coal. There is also funding …

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Development plans of Echo Investment

June 16, 2010 Katowice the City 0

Echo Investment announced today its investment plans for the nearest five years. The company intends to realize 56 new projects of the value exceeding PLN 5 billion in years 2010-2015. A total area of 13 commercial centers, 16 office buildings, 26 residential projects and a hotel will exceed 1,2 million square meters.

Echo still shows its interest in Katowice and confirmed today plans for a development of an office scheme in the City.

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A contract for the City Center plan

September 18, 2009 Katowice the City 0

The City Hall of Katowice has signed a contract with the Polish-Spanish consortium of Redan, Apia XXI, Apia XXIAK., Biprokom – Kraków SA and Ec-One which will design public spaces of the City Center. The consortium has 16 months to present the final plan. In the first instance, the project schedule assumes to design a new trams track-way and three concepts of the future market square, which will be submitted to the citizens opinion. Next weeks the consortium is going to bring near a concept of design works during the process.

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Transformation process

June 16, 2009 Katowice the City 0

During the last two weeks, citizens of Katowice and parties concerned were witnessed of public presentations and medias revelations about the future City Center redevelopment and the ordered qualification procedure for a package plan of city center land development. The new guidelines for the plan provide changes in an undergroung car parks localisation and a run of Korfantego Av, Moniuszki St and Śródmiejska St which will the new route along the “Superjednostka” flat building.