Published at: 2012-01-01 12:00 | Author: Wojciech Kość
The bumper crop of high-rise projects in Warsaw’s center has now provoked a counter-reaction, pitting the local district against the city’s popular mayor. Critics of the current plans charge that developers are taking advantage of the city’s inability to control them.

For months now, a growing number of developers have been unveiling plans for new skyscrapers in Warsaw’s center, and mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz has been quick to boast that this interest shows the strength of the Polish capital. But the central district council has been so spooked by the growing forest of high-rises that it’s moved to block the planning process for these buildings,...

Similar Stories:

Svoboda & Williams Wins Best Local Real Estate Agency Category at the CIJ Awards 2019
The Svoboda & Williams real estate agency won the Best Local Real Estate Agency catego  »
Croatian Post acquires Locodels
The Croatian Post has acquired the courier delivery service company Locodels. The price of  »
Elin Pelin-Vakarel railway section to undergo €255m upgrade
The 20 km Elin Pelin-Vakarel railway section in western Bulgaria is set to undergo a €25  »
Budapest unveils smart streets project
In an effort to boost street shopping, eliminate empty storefronts and tighten cooperation  »
Czech Republic  ♦  Bryan Wilson : On Management
What’s guided your theory of management? I’d start by saying that in no way do I cons   »
The Czech investment group Redside has completed the acquisition of the Trenčin Industria   »
The Prague-based property conference took place in the shadow of the financial crisis that   »
Radom airport has been the butt end of jokes for years. Czech Airlines and Air Baltic both   »