Prodea and Dimand are said to be claiming Minion. Great interest for public real estate in Athens that will be utilized when the plan for a government park in the former Pyrkal proceeds.
Extremely likely consider the market claim of the historic property that housed it ΜΙΝΙΟΝ, in Patision from a group in which the Prodea and the development company Dimand. The gossip erupted yesterday, after what the president and CEO of Dimand said Dimitris Andriopoulos at the Prodexpo real estate conference.
The offers, in the process promoted by Folli Follie under the consolidation plan, will be submitted to November 3, information about the participants is already circulating. Among them is o Fais group who had bought the property in 1998 through Elmec Sport. When Elmec Sport was acquired by Folli Follie, the latter acquired the property it is now mortgaging. MINION had closed it permanently 1983, since he never recovered from the great fire of 1980 when he had it completely.
At the same conference were heard several other interesting facts about real estate in center of Athens. Dim. Andriopoulos predicted that in case the plan for a government park in the complex of the former ΠΥΡΚΑΛ on the outskirts of Ymittos, then the properties that will be left empty in the center of Athens can attract investment around. at half a billion euros. It is about 120 buildings from which are considered fillets, such as the building of the Ministry of Finance (and Economy) which according to Dim. Andriopoulos can accommodate a hotel of a well-known international chain.
The mayor of Athens gave his own version Costas Bakogiannis, who argued that “He is not afraid of the MINION” as the market will operate and investors will be found. On the contrary he is afraid of State real estate who is the worst owner since he has left many buildings to their fate. Mr. Bakoyannis cited specific examples even in University with historic buildings that are closed.
The mayor of Athens believes that Athens can have one brilliant decade as Lisbon had ten years ago, Berlin twenty years ago and Barcelona thirty years ago. He stressed that there is a strong investment interest as well “About twenty hotels are being developed or built around Omonia alone.” At the same time, however, he pointed out the danger of turning Athens into a theme park of Ancient Greece and asked for the cooperation of the state so that the residence in the center of the capital.