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Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was shared by Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of the city of Athens, through a Facebook post. There...

Greek Engineer Builds First Inhabitable 3D-Printed House in Europe

Giorgos Staikos, who grew up in a family of builders and woodworkers in the area around the Greek city of Drama, is building an entirely 3D-printed home in the German city of Beckum. The 38-year-old claims it would be the...

Construction of Hellinikon Resort Casino by Mohegan Gaming Set to Begin

Once the company is given final approval, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment plans to begin construction immediately on its 8.9-million-euro ($1 billion) integrated resort casino at the abandoned Hellinikon Airport in Athens, Greece. The resort casino is part of the larger...

Hellenikon Demolition Paves Way for New Development

The demolition of five buildings at the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport signals the first steps in the gigantic 8-billion euro ($9 billion) redevelopment project near the Greek capital. Perfectly situated along the coast just outside Athens, initial plans to reconstruct...

Three New Athens Metro Line Stations to Open in July

Residents of Athens will see the completion of the extension of the Athens Metro Line 3 to Piraeus, and the opening of three more Metro stations by July, it was announced on Thursday. Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis made...

Greece To Prohibit Tall Buildings Blocking View Of Acropolis

A government decree is expected to prohibit the construction of buildings over five stories tall in the area surrounding Athens’ world-renowned Acropolis. In a bid to prevent any future buildings from blocking the public’s views of the Acropolis, the new...

Greek Construction Companies Conquer the German Market

Over the last several years, Greek construction companies have steadily, and significantly, increased their share of the market in the construction sector in Germany. When the financial crisis hit the country of Greece hard in the early 2010s, most of the...

Greek Authorities Set Height Limit For Buildings Near Acropolis

Greece's Ministry of Environment and Energy issued a statement on Monday morning in which it announced the implementation of a height limit of 17.5 meters (57.4 feet) for buildings constructed around the holy rock of the Acropolis. The new announcement...

Cyprus Construction Saw Huge Boom During 2016

According to the annual report ''Construction and Housing Statistics, 2016'' released on Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus, construction activity registered an increase of 20.7 percent in 2016 compared to an increase of just 0.2 percent recorded in...